A third way? Could centrism once again gain ground?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 3, 2018


As 2017 died, Daniel Finkelstein in The Times offered a dispiriting view of western politics (or, at least of Anglo-Saxon politics). Centrist parties had practically no future, he argued. It was fine to aspire to being a niche party, something like Nigel Farage’s UK Independence Party. You could hoover up a special interest group and … Continue reading “A third way? Could centrism once again gain ground?”

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Slavoj Zizek, Melania Trump’s former compatriot, was right about the refugee issue

by Rashmee

Posted on November 11, 2016


After Donald Trump’s triumphant “Brexit plus plus” it may be appropriate to consider Slavoj Žižek’s views on refugees. Mr Trump, it’s fair to say, is not overly impressed by the concept of taking people into America, especially from non-Caucasian parts of the world where non-Christians make up the majority. And then there’s Mr Zizek. Slovenian, … Continue reading “Slavoj Zizek, Melania Trump’s former compatriot, was right about the refugee issue”

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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