Is the four-day work week nearly here?

by Rashmee

Posted on December 28, 2020


It may sound silly to be talking about work during the holiday season, but soon …

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And the country of the year is…

by Rashmee

Posted on December 26, 2020


  Last year, The Economist picked Uzbekistan as its country of the year. The late …

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Jacindarella: A fairy-tale finish for the poster child of progressive politics

by Rashmee

Posted on October 19, 2020


When did you first hear the name Jacinda Ardern? Do you remember? I do. It …

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How the bubble might be a healthful strategy in a pandemic

by Rashmee

Posted on May 11, 2020


With no vaccine or cure in sight for this coronavirus, the “bubble” is increasingly seen …

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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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Brand New Zealand?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 29, 2019


New Zealand’s immigration agency has said that registrations of interest to live and work in …

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Travel is supposed to broaden the mind. So, why didn’t it work with the Christchurch shooter?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 22, 2019


Travel is supposed to broaden the mind. So, why didn’t it work with the man …

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Woman to have baby is really not a news story. But a prime minister?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 19, 2018


Put a 37-year-old woman in the prime minister’s office and the next thing you know …

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Jacinda Ardern. Sebastian Kurz. Emmanuel Macron. Justin Trudeau…roll call of the young

by Rashmee

Posted on October 19, 2017


With Jacinda Ardern’s ascent (by coalition-deal-making on Thursday) to New Zealand’s highest office, that’s four …

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The Anglosphere loses the most because of Australia First, Kiwis First policies

by Rashmee

Posted on May 26, 2017


I don’t know if you noticed but New Zealand too, like Australia and Donald Trump’s …

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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