Turning the NYT’s Morning Briefing into a ‘good news’ bulletin – Part II

by Rashmee

Posted on July 29, 2020


Here’s an update on my July 24th creative experiment in positivity bias in which I …

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John Chau shouldn’t be forgotten. His fatal ‘civilising’ mission has resonance, past and present

by Rashmee

Posted on December 3, 2018


No one’s talking about John Chau any more, but we should. The young man died …

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Missionary John Chau’s death shows that colonialist ideas of indigenous peoples are still with us

by Rashmee

Posted on November 28, 2018 / The National


There are startling echoes of Somerset Maugham’s 1921 short story “Rain” in the recent death …

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How would you like to be blamed for not being a millionaire? America’s poor need a Maugham

by Rashmee

Posted on March 14, 2017


If you’re middle class, how would you feel if the nearest millionaire said it was …

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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