MAGA: In Trumpspeak, an aspirational euphemism for Republicanism?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 18, 2021


This is the last week that we need to invest Donald Trump’s pronouncements with the …

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All that hasn’t happened in the hours since Trump incited violence against the US

by Rashmee

Posted on January 7, 2021


  The morning after Donald Trump led the American equivalent of Al Qaeda to war …

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To tackle vaccine hesitancy, choose your words wisely

by Rashmee

Posted on December 9, 2020 / The National


As the global vaccination effort prepares to get under way, there is an urgent need …

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A Koch and bull story?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 29, 2020


A couple of weeks ago, America’s 15th-wealthiest man pledged to henceforth work to heal and …

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Georgia on our collective, climate-conscious mind

by Rashmee

Posted on November 16, 2020


President Joe Biden will be in office, come one-minute past noon on January 20. The …

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The Republican vote turned out for the party. It was Trump that voters fired

by Rashmee

Posted on November 7, 2020


Four days on from US election day, here’s where it stands. Republicans hold 48 senate …

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India, Hungary, Turkey, Trump’s America

by Rashmee

Posted on October 29, 2020


In the way of television quizzes, here’s your starter for ten: What unites India, Hungary, …

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In four years of Trump, a change in the attitude to violence in politics

by Rashmee

Posted on October 10, 2020


The October 9 New York Times’s briefing from David Leonhardt repeated a point made by …

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Trump has said nothing about Jacob Blake & his family’s pain. That tells us all we need to know

by Rashmee

Posted on August 26, 2020


Today (Wednesday, Aug. 26) the international news media is making much of US First Lady …

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Trump’s 2020 convention is surely the one Lukashenko would’ve had in Belarus

by Rashmee

Posted on August 24, 2020


Depend upon it, if Alexander Lukashenko had been minded to stage a re-election convention instead …

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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