Lobbying and cronyism in Britain: fat cats and other felines

by Rashmee

Posted on April 16, 2021


/ LANGUAGE Britain’s so-called lobbying and cronyism row is anything but. It’s about fat cats, …

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Britain as a force for uber good?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 22, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY I seem to remember Tony Blair popularising the use of the phrase …

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So Gazprom didn’t buy Britain’s biggest gas supplier in 2006. Good economic patriotism?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 22, 2018


In the context of soaring tensions between Britain and Russia, we might well look back …

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Congress Needs a Makeover Like UK’s New Labour. Here’s a 3-point Cheat Sheet for Rahul Gandhi

by Rashmee

Posted on December 19, 2017 / CNN News18


The people of Gujarat have spoken, basically to say they’ll stick with the BJP, for …

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Search for justice in Iraq may not be totally futile

by Rashmee

Posted on August 6, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


Realism, rather than cynicism, is the most appropriate response to the British High Court ruling …

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How often have you heard it said that a ‘country is deeply divided’?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 17, 2017


Tony Blair said it about Britain on Saturday, in his essay ‘Brexit and the Centre’.…

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Blair’s case for a balanced Brexit 48-52 has to be made by someone. Who will do it?

by Rashmee

Posted on February 24, 2017


I’m with Bagehot, The Economist column on British life. Former prime minister Tony Blair …

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Corbyn & Sanders: A transatlantic hymn to the unspun politics of hope?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 14, 2015


  Today (Friday, August 14) ballot papers go out to those who can vote in …

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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