The G7 has returned to being a gentlemen’s club

by Rashmee

Posted on June 26, 2022


Today, leaders of some of the world’s biggest economies get together in the Bavarian Alps. …

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When it comes to hurling insults, Moscow is not a patch on Pyongyang

by Rashmee

Posted on June 18, 2022


When it comes to insults, the Russians could do worse than take classes  from the …

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Ukraine: Norman Foster, ‘colonisation’ and rebuilding Kharkiv

by Rashmee

Posted on June 8, 2022


In my recent openDemocracy piece on decolonising the bookshelf, I paraphrased Jane Austen’s famous …

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Countries, nations and states. Where does Palestine fit in?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 22, 2022


Going by American anthropologist Clifford Geertz’s definition, Ukraine is a nation, a state, a country, …

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Three recent conversations about Putin and ‘the end times’

by Rashmee

Posted on March 8, 2022


It’s been a few hours since I properly realised just how frightened people are that …

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Human beings think and feel, which is as it should be

by Rashmee

Posted on March 7, 2022


Some years ago, Nigel Nicholson, a professor of organizational behavior at London Business School, …

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The world is too much with us. How not to deal with it

by Rashmee

Posted on March 6, 2022


The Unabomber way of dealing (or rather not dealing) with the world never helped anyone. …

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Can you become a refugee…from the world?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 5, 2022


The unrelenting horror of current events – with a big country inflicting enormous suffering on …

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After Ukraine, Russian boardrooms are hit by a moral wave of resignations

by Rashmee

Posted on February 27, 2022


I recently wrote a piece on ethics and business. Are they incompatible? Is moral …

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Making Russia greater than ever by hook or by nuke?

by Rashmee

Posted on February 26, 2022


It stands to reason that Paul Rogers, a professor of peace studies, is well able …

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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