How to become a less globalised business – consciously

by Rashmee

Posted on April 29, 2021


/IT’S THE BUSINESS In the Before Times, globalisation was already in trouble. The refugee …

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Populism and the overabundance of PhDs

by Rashmee

Posted on December 10, 2020


  Some little time ago I heard a science journalist on a podcast discussing populism …

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The ‘e’ word in Biden’s cabinet isn’t elite so much as experienced

by Rashmee

Posted on November 30, 2020


Someone recently wrote about how “elite” has become an insult when applied to politics. It’s …

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Is ever closer European union unwittingly making populism more popular?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 2, 2019


It’s not always possible to agree with Yanis Varoufakis, a former finance minister of Greece. …

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Why politicians around the world are getting on the radical love train

by Rashmee

Posted on July 3, 2019 / The National


Populism of the most hateful sort has had a baleful presence in the headlines for …

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From Slovakia, a new way to counter political toxicity?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 2, 2019


The following sentence jumped out at me in reports of Zuzana Caputova’s stunning election as …

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Populism will stay in America, no matter if Trump does so in the White House or not

by Rashmee

Posted on February 11, 2019


Four years or eight, don’t look to Donald Trump’s exit from the White House to …

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At the rate European disunion is going, Britain won’t need to exit

by Rashmee

Posted on February 8, 2019


  Remember, before the Brexit referendum there was Viktor Orban. In 2014, two years before …

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Lords and Ladies of Misrule in a year of tumult

by Rashmee

Posted on December 29, 2018


Was 2018 an especially bad year for good governance? Leonid Bershdisky seems to think so …

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A tale of two protests

by Rashmee

Posted on December 20, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


What happened in Brussels and Budapest on December 18 was about immigration and its real …

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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