This Easter, it’s poignant to remember inequality of opportunity begins at birth
Posted on April 20, 2014
Easter Sunday is a good moment to consider matters of birth and renewal. But what …Read More
The birth lottery: A tale of two men and two countries, Haiti & the US
Posted on April 19, 2014
This is a story about the birth lottery. Or what Warren Buffet once described …Read More
The Nordic sorority: The best places in the world to be born a woman
Posted on March 9, 2014
Never mind the cold dark winter months, the sun never really sets for women in …Read More
Bliss point and basic needs: Where in the world can we be truly happy?
Posted on March 5, 2014
Never mind the words, charts and tables that economists Eugenio Proto and Aldo Rustichini use …Read More
Port au Prince is not on anyone’s ‘dirty city’ list. But why has it been spared?
Posted on February 20, 2014
Can Delhi really be the world’s most polluted city, as a recent study by Yale …Read More
Port au Prince: The city liveability index probably just won’t work here
Posted on January 31, 2014
Everyone always tells me about Port au Prince’s liveability “back then”, before the earthquake…Read More
Everyone seems to love Uruguay now, and there’s a good reason for it
Posted on December 21, 2013
It was this remarkable story on President Jose Mujica (by Jonathan Watts, The Guardian’s Latin …Read More
Which passport is best visa for the planet? Finn, UK? Clue, it’s not American
Posted on December 18, 2013
“Citizenship planning” appears to be a expensive and much sought-after service, but I didn’t realize …Read More
Who can play for England? Or anywhere, in age of hyphenated identity?
Posted on October 11, 2013
Anyone with a hyphenated identity (so, anyone like me, mongrel and with many layers) will …Read More
Australia: Is it idiotic to be the happiest in the world?
Posted on May 28, 2013
“Happy! Do you take me for an idiot?” Charles De Gaulle famously replied when a …Read More
Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK