Melania Trump’s pith helmet represented ‘white supremacist’ 21st-cent colonising force

by Rashmee

Posted on October 11, 2018


I found Elliot Ross’s analysis of Melania Trump’s pith helmet in the African grassland pretty compelling. Mr Ross, who is completing his PhD in English Literature at Columbia University, writes the following: “My own view is that the US first lady’s decision to wear a pith helmet was appropriate and should be taken seriously. The … Continue reading “Melania Trump’s pith helmet represented ‘white supremacist’ 21st-cent colonising force”

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Jeremy Corbyn is the sort of Englishman who inspires something other than contempt

by Rashmee

Posted on May 13, 2017


There was a time that Indians spoke of the British with awe. Indians were amazed that people from a small faraway island could have subdued so large and populous a country as theirs. That awe has faded now, as has the memory of colonial rule. My grandfather, for instance, was jubilant that the British were forced … Continue reading “Jeremy Corbyn is the sort of Englishman who inspires something other than contempt”

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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