Nordic model is answer to rich world’s howl of fury about globalisation

by Rashmee

Posted on November 6, 2018


In 2005, economics professor Joseph Stiglitz wrote a book titled ‘Globalization and Its Discontents’. It …

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Now we need to understand what the Swedish election results really mean

by Rashmee

Posted on September 12, 2018 / The National


Until it was over and almost all the results counted, the Swedish election was being …

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Cosmopolitanism isn’t dead but it might need a rebrand

by Rashmee

Posted on June 6, 2018 / The National


“Maybe people just want to fall back into their tribe,” US president Barack Obama reportedly …

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What? Japan is populism-free because a populist heads the government!

by Rashmee

Posted on January 22, 2018


Ian Buruma, editor of ‘The New York Review of Books’, recently asked an interesting question…

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The art of labelling: What is politics that’s not quite left and not quite right? ‘Light’

by Rashmee

Posted on May 24, 2017


What on earth do you call a far-right politician who speaks for working-class concerns? Would …

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What’s got a jazzy label and is confusing? The new politics of our age – Part I

by Rashmee

Posted on May 17, 2017


The politics of our time is neither one thing nor the other. A far-right French …

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There’s a global debate about ‘do we belong’

by Rashmee

Posted on March 2, 2017 / The National


After an Indian engineer was shot dead in the United States for, as his white …

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Whatever the referendum result, Italy is not about to have its #Brexit moment

by Rashmee

Posted on December 3, 2016


Let’s be clear Italy is NOT about to have its #Brexit moment. Whether it votes …

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Iceland may be about to elect its self-confessed Bernie Sanders. Here’s why we should care

by Rashmee

Posted on October 25, 2016


Hands up, those who knew Iceland goes to the polls on Saturday, October 29. Both …

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Peoples’ anger & the Austrian re-vote. Read correctly, plan accordingly

by Rashmee

Posted on September 16, 2016


The real takeaway from the forthcoming re-run of Austria’s presidential election (now re-re-scheduled from October …

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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