Coronavirus won’t kill off the high price of Brexit and ‘nostalgic nationalism’

by Rashmee

Posted on April 4, 2020


The joint Brexit committee – composed of EU and UK representatives – had its first …

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‘Abe Shinzo’ wants to make Japan great again

by Rashmee

Posted on September 7, 2019


On Friday (Sep. 6), Japan’s education minister Masahiko Shibayama proposed to the cabinet that Japanese …

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Here’s how to re-make our world. First, find that visionary leader…

by Rashmee

Posted on June 21, 2019


Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz recently diagnosed neoliberalism as a spectacular failure. The free-market agenda, of …

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The beginning of the end of American power? – Part II

by Rashmee

Posted on January 18, 2019


  Think tanks such as the Atlantic Council have been trying hard to distance America …

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The G20 meets, a shadow of itself, the smell of death upon it

by Rashmee

Posted on November 30, 2018


Today (Friday, November 30), the G20 summit convenes, 10 years after its debut as a …

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‘Saudi First’ is changing the contours of West Asia

by Rashmee

Posted on April 23, 2018 / Hindustan Times


Can nationalism ever be a good thing? It depends. The lack of response by Arab …

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With South Tyrol, Austria’s far-right govt signals wish to unite German-speakers

by Rashmee

Posted on January 5, 2018


After the South Tyrol announcement, everyone’s going to be watching the new Austrian government even …

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Why cheer Steve Bannon’s exit so fervently? Does it mean Trump will be less Trump-like?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 19, 2017


Those cheering the departure from the White House of Steve Bannon, chief strategist to Donald …

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India may note: Russian nationalism about Ovcharka fighting dogs but ‘rotting West’ too

by Rashmee

Posted on October 15, 2016


India’s Narendra Modi meets Russia’s Vladimir Putin today. They share a great deal, not just …

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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