Forecast from the 1776 French Revolution: ‘The present order is the disorder of the future’

by Rashmee

Posted on December 22, 2018


I was very struck by philosopher Srecko Horvat’s observations on the Yellow Vests protests in France. He spoke to Jacobin, the left-wing magazine based in New York, alongside Pamela Anderson, the former model and star of Baywatch. [Ms Anderson, by the way, was very articulate and passionate about Europe’s political problems and the rise of … Continue reading “Forecast from the 1776 French Revolution: ‘The present order is the disorder of the future’”

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Paying people to reduce their carbon footprint could be the answer to climate change

by Rashmee

Posted on December 19, 2018 / The National


In a depressing coincidence, the gilets jaunes protests were raging in France when diplomats from nearly 200 countries assembled in Katowice, Poland, to write a common rulebook on climate-friendly policies. What the COP24 summit eventually produced isn’t legally binding, but it does present a way to make the 2015 Paris Agreement operational. The snowballing French … Continue reading “Paying people to reduce their carbon footprint could be the answer to climate change”

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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