People power seeks to protect two very dissimilar heroes in Brazil, Bollywood

by Rashmee

Posted on April 9, 2018


At the weekend, two lots of people on two continents sought to keep their heroes safe from the law. The paradoxical nature of their quest appears to have escaped supporters of Brazil’s former president Lula da Silva and Indian cine superstar Salman Khan. Normally, the law is meant to keep us safe. But Lula and … Continue reading “People power seeks to protect two very dissimilar heroes in Brazil, Bollywood”

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With Brazil’s Lula, fall some of our dreams about men of great principle

by Rashmee

Posted on April 16, 2016


It was hard not to feel sad reading Michael Reid’s Bello column on Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in The Economist. I have worked with Michael – when he was looking after the Americas desk in London – and always admired his writing and perspective. The inaugural Bello column, a couple of years … Continue reading “With Brazil’s Lula, fall some of our dreams about men of great principle”

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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