Rashmee Roshan Lall
Total 60 Posts
Americans have an enviably healthy attitude to Britain royalty3 min read
US journalists analysed the King’s coronation, noting its rarity in recent British history and how King Charles III may face more challenges as some Commonwealth countries seek to become republics and end their ties with the monarchy.
Shouldn’t the French get with the script?4 min read
The state in France can’t afford to pay for the French to play boules and drink pastis for a quarter-century.
Elon Musk obeys ‘strict’ social media rules of Modi’s India. But not for America’s NPR6 min read
When asked about Twitter’s functioning in India, Elon Musk claims ignorance regarding the Indian government’s requests to remove content related to Narendra Modi’s leadership and 2002 Gujarat riots. Despite being a “free speech absolutist,” Musk seems to surrender easily to government complaints.
Racism and the ugliness of Britain’s increasingly diverse politics5 min read
Baroness Warsi condemned Home Secretary Suella Braverman for using extreme and divisive language about British Pakistani men, cautioning that this could fan the flames of racism and invite attacks. Warsi recommends that one should be more cautious with words, especially if highly trained in law.
Ukraine war re-positions ‘the heart of Europe’ more eastwards... in Poland3 min read
Poland’s importance in Europe is evolving due to its strong stance against Russian aggression in Ukraine, having hosted Ukrainian refugees, provided aid and supplies, and pushed for Ukraine’s NATO and EU integration.
20 years on, the false narrative of the Firdos Square Saddam statue toppling3 min read
20 years after the iconic toppling of Saddam Hussein’s bronze statue in Iraq, some people now lament the lack of rule of law in the country. Though the toppling was a defining moment in Iraq’s freedom, the state of corruption suggests a different reality.
Rishi Sunak’s Goldilocks migration strategy: ‘Stop the boats’ and ‘start the legal’ passage4 min read
Rishi Sunak is trying to please both moderate and hard-lined rebels within his party regarding UK migration policies. The UK needs ‘safe and legal’ routes for both economic migrants and persecuted people so they don’t have to risk taking boats. It’s time for humane migration policies in the UK.