The Brothers of Italy are led by a sister, but their politics is still the same

by Rashmee

Posted on May 7, 2021


/ LANGUAGE Can we really, with a straight face, talk about women as bringing a …

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Is Europe course-correcting after taking a hard-right turn?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 30, 2021 / The National


Now that the Netherlands’ election results have been finalised and officially published, chances are much …

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Generalisations about women in politics don’t hold true

by Rashmee

Posted on August 14, 2019 / The National


Can the Brexit conundrum be solved by an all-female cabinet? And can a woman lead …

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Message from Bavaria: Peak alt-right?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 21, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


If there’s a lesson from Germany’s regional election in Bavaria, it is about foolish choices …

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Anti-vaxxism can kill us all

by Rashmee

Posted on September 24, 2018


Smallpox has been eradicated by vaccines, saving approximately five million lives annually but try telling …

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Never mind Macron, the real story from the French election is its pollsters. They were spot on

by Rashmee

Posted on May 8, 2017


Emmanuel Macron’s victory may be significant but the real story of the French election was …

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A French revolution? The election results shout that loud and clear

by Rashmee

Posted on April 24, 2017


In the end, the figures didn’t matter. Was Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year-old upstart fronting a …

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Liberals need to heed the messages writ large

by Rashmee

Posted on March 9, 2017 / The National


A recent news report on France’s presidential election campaign and the prospects of far-right leader …

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There’s a global debate about ‘do we belong’

by Rashmee

Posted on March 2, 2017 / The National


After an Indian engineer was shot dead in the United States for, as his white …

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Is Canada really immune from the populist wave or is it just pretending?

by Rashmee

Posted on December 13, 2016


Ever wondered why Canada doesn’t seem caught up in the populist wave that’s affecting other …

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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