Here’s the good news from America, despite President Donald Trump

by Rashmee

Posted on March 21, 2017


On reading a roundup of the day’s news for Friday, March 10, I was struck by three items of amazing good news from the US. The first was the jobs report. In February, the economy added more than 200,000 jobs. The second is the huge oil discovery in Alaska, the largest US onshore find in 30 … Continue reading “Here’s the good news from America, despite President Donald Trump”

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American growth a one-time event, says this professor controversially

by Rashmee

Posted on April 22, 2016


I remembered Robert Gordon, economics professor at Northwestern and author of The Rise and Fall of American Growth when I read that the wage gap in America grew in 29 of the last 42 years. On Freaknomics recently, Professor Gordon went to great lengths to explain that he took a doleful view of America’s prospects … Continue reading “American growth a one-time event, says this professor controversially”

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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