Orban’s Hungary is now guru to the American right

by Rashmee

Posted on August 7, 2021


On Saturday, August 7, Tucker Carlson speaks at the MCC Feszt, a festival organized to …

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On the world stage, men and women leaders are merely players. They have their exits and entrances

by Rashmee

Posted on November 11, 2020


Many are offering a grim roundup of the disappointment being felt by some leaders and …

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India, Hungary, Turkey, Trump’s America

by Rashmee

Posted on October 29, 2020


In the way of television quizzes, here’s your starter for ten: What unites India, Hungary, …

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Hungary to get a new university – from China. Here’s why it matters and doesn’t

by Rashmee

Posted on October 27, 2020


Axios said “this isn’t news exactly” because it’s a development from December 2019, …

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No evidence pandemic is boosting xenophobia in Europe

by Rashmee

Posted on March 29, 2020 / The Arab Weekly


Post-coronavirus, both the left and the right may be increasingly in sync, albeit for different …

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Is democracy really dying a slow, agonising death?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 25, 2019


It’s fashionable these days for commentators to lament the lingering death of democracy. It’s being …

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What state elections in India have in common with Istanbul and Budapest

by Rashmee

Posted on October 29, 2019 / The National


The results of recent elections in two Indian states — Haryana and Maharashtra — have …

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The white jihadist peril is with us

by Rashmee

Posted on August 17, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


White nationalism is seen to be validated by the rhetoric of powerful politicians, not least …

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The Orbanisation of India? Before that, there was the Modi-fication of Hungary

by Rashmee

Posted on May 23, 2019


The Orbanisation of India? Before that, there was the Modi-fication of Hungary. Now that Narendra …

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A legitimating moment for European bigotry?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 19, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


Opinion polls indicate a surge in support for the far right ahead of the elections, …

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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