Sweden gets its own Indira Gandhi…or not

by Rashmee

Posted on November 24, 2021


By the evening of November 24, within hours of taking office, Magdalena Andersson had resigned …

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85 minutes as president. Kamala Harris’ place in history

by Rashmee

Posted on November 19, 2021


Her DNA ensured Kamala Harris made history on November 3, 2020, when she became the …

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Who are the women driving Joe Biden’s success?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 9, 2020 / The National


Whatever happens next as Joe Biden prepares to govern America come January 20, his defeat …

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Expect fewer vices in the Pence-Harris debate

by Rashmee

Posted on October 7, 2020 / The National


In normal times, a vice-presidential debate doesn’t rank high on the roster of set-piece events …

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The grey areas in America’s understanding of race

by Rashmee

Posted on August 30, 2020


Why should it have taken a Kamala Harris – half Jamaican, half Indian, all American …

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Kamala Harris and the complexity of racial identity

by Rashmee

Posted on August 25, 2020 / The National


Harris’s birth certificate alone illustrates the problem of rigid binary notions around identity in the …

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Sexist Politics: The rest of the world is no different from India

by Rashmee

Posted on May 18, 2019 / First Post


  Unlikeable. Unelectable. Those are just two of the adjectives being applied to some of …

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The campaigns of two ethnically half-Indian politicians worlds apart are linked by social justice

by Rashmee

Posted on April 11, 2019


Two ethnically half-Indian politicians in two different parts of the world are trying desperately to …

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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