Pandemic to endemic?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 10, 2022


Will Britain become “one of the first major economies to demonstrate to the world how …

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2022 economic forecasts? A parlor game

by Rashmee

Posted on December 17, 2021


Jim O’Neill, a former UK treasury minister, has been scattering pearls of wisdom (paywall) on …

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Governments should mark World Food Day every day

by Rashmee

Posted on October 18, 2021


The second World Food Day under a deadly pandemic has come and gone (on Saturday, …

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‘Slow streets’ need to be the way we live, a lot faster

by Rashmee

Posted on September 29, 2021


The “Slow Streets” signs in Washington, D.C. are the last vestiges of an ultimately doomed …

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From tomorrow, Britain unlocks itself to the footloose

by Rashmee

Posted on August 1, 2021


  From 4 am, Monday, August 2, Britain will unlock itself for the footloose double-jabbed …

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Why remote workers should reinvent the commuting ritual

by Rashmee

Posted on November 3, 2020 / The Economist


The daily commute is now a distant memory for millions of workers. Before lockdowns and …

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‘The Eyes of Darkness’ is not about the Coronavirus and not a particularly good read

by Rashmee

Posted on October 16, 2020


  By curious coincidence, I finished Dean Koontz’s ‘The Eyes of Darkness’ on the day …

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Does the centre-left have the ideological flexibility to take power?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 18, 2020


In the days before the coronavirus epidemic struck, there was a growing sense that the …

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Why a 1000-year-old English flour mill should be a case study for Harvard Business School

by Rashmee

Posted on May 3, 2020


When this is all over, Sturminster Newton flour mill in Dorset, England, should be a …

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Joe Biden and the Great Man Theory of History

by Rashmee

Posted on April 20, 2020


  In his three-and-a-half years in the White House, Donald Trump has illustrated both the …

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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