We should all be worried by the derailing of political norms

by Rashmee

Posted on September 19, 2018 / The National


At least three recent examples from different parts of world underline the importance of political norms, that unwritten gold standard of acceptable behaviour. In the US, there’s the snowballing controversy over circuit judge Brett Kavanaugh’s rushed, opaque and polarising confirmation process for the Supreme Court. In the UK, former foreign secretary Boris Johnson breached linguistic … Continue reading “We should all be worried by the derailing of political norms”

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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