Ukraine and the incredible force of soft power

by Rashmee

Posted on May 14, 2022


Political scientist Joseph Nye, a former Dean of the Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, recently …

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Kyiv is western politicians’ new Mecca

by Rashmee

Posted on May 13, 2022


Jill Biden and Justin Trudeau were in Ukraine on the same day this month. The …

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Borscht, a Ukrainian hug in a mug

by Rashmee

Posted on April 28, 2022


Once upon a time, Lemsip and Cup-a-Soup were battling each other for the right to …

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A Unesco battle for borscht

by Rashmee

Posted on April 27, 2022


The current iteration of the borscht battles properly began in 2019, when the Russian foreign …

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What borscht means to Ukraine at this moment

by Rashmee

Posted on April 26, 2022


The Financial Times’ recent piece (paywall) by American journalist Wendell Steavenson on the resurrection of …

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Ukraine in a dish

by Rashmee

Posted on April 25, 2022


Before the Russian invasion of Ukraine, most people would have said that borscht, the distinctively …

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How the UN’s Ruggie Principles set corporate responsibility

by Rashmee

Posted on April 9, 2022


Business administration professor and acting director of the Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard, Nien-hê …

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‘If Ukraine war grinds on, businesses should study UN’s Ruggie Principles’

by Rashmee

Posted on April 8, 2022


What should businesses do if the Ukraine war grinds on for a long time? What …

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Corporate moralism on Russia: Suspended between pragmatism and principle

by Rashmee

Posted on April 7, 2022


Here’s a list of companies: Nestlé, Cargill, AstraZeneca, Oreo, Halliburton and Cloudflare. They span different …

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Corporate moral philosophy on Russia: Is there such a thing?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 6, 2022


In the early days and weeks of outrage at the February 24 invasion of Ukraine, …

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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