Anu Shukla

Anu Shukla is a freelance journalist based in London. From socialist publication Red Pepper to global press agency Reuters, she has worked for a variety of media organizations. She has also explored a wide range of issues, from drug policy and social justice to politics and the environment.

Brexit Goes to the Proms

September 23, 2019

“Thug-like” verbal aggression and the unceremonious snapping of an EU flag — this, according to campaigners, was one of several reactions from a small, unrepresentative number of Brexiteers offered EU flags to fly ahead of the Proms, at London’s Royal Albert Hall, on September 14. It was not, however, the...

The Notting Hill Carnival Remembers Grenfell Tower

August 26, 2019

It’s a sunny Saturday afternoon in Ladbroke Grove, West London. The Grenfell community has been preparing to welcome over a million people to the Notting Hill Carnival on August 25-26. I am sitting with Grenfell community leader and musician Niles Hailstones in a cafe across the street from Acklam Village...

Barking Out to Stop Brexit

June 27, 2019

Dog owners are taking to the streets to call for a people’s vote on Brexit. Anu Shukla reports from London.

Remembrance Day Must Include Britain’s Colonial Legacy

November 10, 2018

The small English town of Smethwick took one giant leap by honoring South Asian soldiers who fought for the British Empire. On November 4, a statue of an Indian soldier clad in British Army attire was unveiled outside a Sikh temple in the UK town of Smethwick ahead of the...

Dogs Unite Brits to Stop Brexit

October 13, 2018

In London, dog owners are taking to the streets to call for a people’s vote on Brexit. Dogs are uniting people in a climate of Brexit uncertainty and helping to change the global image of “immigrant-loathing Brits.” This is the crux of a new campaign that recently took the media...