What Meghan Markle Failed to Understand About the British Monarchy

March 16, 2021

“We are very much not a racist family,” shouted back Prince William at the reporter. The journalist had asked the wrong question. The right question would have been, “Is your family class conscious?” The reply to that would have been silence. When Meghan Markle, the duchess of Sussex...

Harry and Meghan Say No to Britain’s Tabloids

April 21, 2020

The adage “When the going gets tough, the tough get going” might have been made for Harry and Meghan. But as a joke. They’ve not only got going — at first to Canada, then quickly (presumably after feeling Toronto’s freezing January temperature) — to California. But they’ve got going...

Why Monarchies Rule When It Comes to Standard of Living

May 20, 2018

New research by Wharton’s Mauro Guillen explores how the long-term effects of monarchies are good for economies. The UK’s House of Windsor has just hosted the royal wedding of Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle, and British taxpayers are bracing to foot an estimated bill of...

Meghan Markle Is the A-List Princess

May 11, 2018

Meghan Markle is destined to become an unsurpassable, entrancing presence that will keep us gassing and goggling for years. When a royal wedding draws near, the first casualty is rational news reporting. Most of us are in love with crumbling myths and stately legends, and no one does these...