Like any business, the Royal Family must supply the goods that keep it profitable

by Rashmee

Posted on March 11, 2021


/IT’S THE BUSINESS  The truest analysis of the Harry and Meghan interview with Oprah has to be in business terms. Meghan called the British Royal Family “the Firm”. And it is. It is an institution that sells the idea of itself to remain rich and relevant. Mark Landler put it exceedingly well in The New … Continue reading “Like any business, the Royal Family must supply the goods that keep it profitable”

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Did Harry subtly nudge the needle of suspicion to point at Prince Charles?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 10, 2021


/ TAKE UP ONE IDEA Journalist learn how to read “no comment”, to divine who might be an “anonymous source” and the chances that an individual referred to without identification is actually “Mr X” or “Ms Y”. It is  guesswork, of course and not always accurate. But often enough, it is. Accordingly, Harry and Meghan’s … Continue reading “Did Harry subtly nudge the needle of suspicion to point at Prince Charles?”

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Like Brexit, Meghan and Harry have warring tribes enlisting for and against

by Rashmee

Posted on March 8, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY Sometimes it takes an outsider to see the deepest truths within a family. Or a country. The Washington Post’s London bureau seems to be playing that role for Britain in its diagnosis of the divisions sparked by the Harry and Meghan interview with Oprah Winfrey. The Post noted, for instance, that “Where … Continue reading “Like Brexit, Meghan and Harry have warring tribes enlisting for and against”

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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