The man who built BRICS now breaks down world disorder

by Rashmee

Posted on October 9, 2019


Jim O’Neill recently wrote that the growing discontent in the world is the result of a breakdown in the international capitalist model. This matters. Lord O’Neill is the man who built BRICS (originally BRIC), the concept that decreed Brazil, Russia, India, China be considered as one economic group with enormous potential. Later, South Africa was … Continue reading “The man who built BRICS now breaks down world disorder”

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Japan-style stew of cautious change and careful continuity

by Rashmee

Posted on February 10, 2019


It seemed like an omen. A recipe for Japanese-style beef stew popped up just as I was about to read Jim O’Neill’s piece on what Japan could teach other developed countries. The beef stew, by the very “minimalist” Mark Bittman, seemed highly developed and sophisticated. With soy sauce, ginger and winter squash, it seemed as … Continue reading “Japan-style stew of cautious change and careful continuity”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK