Liberals need to heed the messages writ large

by Rashmee

Posted on March 9, 2017 / The National


A recent news report on France’s presidential election campaign and the prospects of far-right leader Marine Le Pen is worth parsing because it says something so politically blasphemous as to be barely believable. John Laurenson reported for the BBC from among French people whom Britain’s prime minister Theresa May might have called “left behind”. He … Continue reading “Liberals need to heed the messages writ large”

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Slavoj Zizek, Melania Trump’s former compatriot, was right about the refugee issue

by Rashmee

Posted on November 11, 2016


After Donald Trump’s triumphant “Brexit plus plus” it may be appropriate to consider Slavoj Žižek’s views on refugees. Mr Trump, it’s fair to say, is not overly impressed by the concept of taking people into America, especially from non-Caucasian parts of the world where non-Christians make up the majority. And then there’s Mr Zizek. Slovenian, … Continue reading “Slavoj Zizek, Melania Trump’s former compatriot, was right about the refugee issue”

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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