Mr Biden is right that America is back. For how long is the question

by Rashmee

Posted on June 15, 2021


/ POLITICS & AMERICA The good news is that Joe Biden began his first trip …

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The business of American politics: Ted Cruz tells it like it is

by Rashmee

Posted on May 4, 2021


/ POLITICS & AMERICA Ted Cruz, Republican senator from Texas, has made an honest …

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Money talks. Mitch McConnell and corporate America’s First Amendment rights

by Rashmee

Posted on April 9, 2021


/ LANGUAGE I thought the Huffington Post offered the most succinct analysis of Senate Minority …

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Shine a light. It’s the only way to keep real democracy alive

by Rashmee

Posted on February 3, 2021


  / TAKE UP ONE IDEA It was in February 2017 that the Washington Post …

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Even the US doesn’t have a ‘magic money tree’

by Rashmee

Posted on January 3, 2021


  I never thought I’d say these words, but here goes: I agree with Mitch …

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Two ways to think as US election day stretches into the weekend

by Rashmee

Posted on November 6, 2020


  As we wait for US election day to finally end (72, 96 or however …

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Does the centre-left have the ideological flexibility to take power?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 18, 2020


In the days before the coronavirus epidemic struck, there was a growing sense that the …

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Trump and the lucky man syndrome

by Rashmee

Posted on February 19, 2020


Everyone’s marvelling at Donald J Trump. He may dissemble, lie, cheat, bully, blunder, but he …

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Trump or not, it’s Washington’s way or Huawei

by Rashmee

Posted on February 18, 2020


If there’s anything that the Munich Security Conference cleared up, it’s this: Donald Trump or …

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Trump has threatened sanctions on Turkey if it goes too far but he hasn’t defined too far

by Rashmee

Posted on October 12, 2019


Turkey continues to push into Kurdish territory in Syria and the global criticism is rather …

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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