If politics is now a ‘co-ed sport’, women have to take the ball and run… and run

by Rashmee

Posted on November 19, 2019


I was very taken by Ruth Marcus’s comment in The Washington Post on the great change that has come to US politics: It’s now a “co-ed sport”. As she writes: “The notion of a woman running for president has evolved from singular curiosity in 2016 (Hillary Clinton and Carly Fiorina, alone in their respective parties) … Continue reading “If politics is now a ‘co-ed sport’, women have to take the ball and run… and run”

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Yesterday marked the one-year countdown to US election day. So, how are the Democrats doing?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 4, 2019


  In 364 days, the US goes to the polls to vote in the most consequential election it’s ever had. I appreciate that most of you aren’t political nerds like me and so you probably didn’t watch Pete Buttigeg deliver his stunning, soaring, stonkingly good speech in Iowa. You probably missed Joe Biden doing the … Continue reading “Yesterday marked the one-year countdown to US election day. So, how are the Democrats doing?”

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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