Russia need not interfere in this election campaign. Britain can confuse itself perfectly well on its own

by Rashmee

Posted on November 21, 2019


The Russians have a saying: Little thieves are hanged, but great ones escape. That can be re-jigged with respect to elections in leading western democracies: Little thieves are hanged, but great ones escape. And become legend. Consider the way alleged Russian interference in UK politics is playing out. It’s becoming legendary. A pall. A dark … Continue reading “Russia need not interfere in this election campaign. Britain can confuse itself perfectly well on its own”

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Unknown knowns: Bloomberg’s Cameron vote had many dying metaphors

by Rashmee

Posted on May 8, 2015


One day after the British election and I can’t help but recall Michael Bloomberg’s championship of David Cameron. It was a great example from across the pond of political language that relies on dead imagery to bring a concept alive. Mr Bloomberg, of course, is the former mayor of New York City, the founder and majority owner … Continue reading “Unknown knowns: Bloomberg’s Cameron vote had many dying metaphors”

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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