Meghan Markle: Britain’s American Princess

November 29, 2017

Meghan Markle is set to become the most fascinating and relevant member of the British royal family since Princess Diana. Barack Obama, on March 18, 2008, delivered arguably his most powerful address to date. He opened with words extracted from the Preamble to the United States Constitution,...

Grenfell Tower: A Symbol of All That is Wrong?

June 22, 2017

The Grenfell Tower fire exposes deep inequality in Britain. “Sometimes there is a news story that has a power that reaches beyond the material facts.” This is how British comedian-turned-activist Russell Brand opens his Trews segment on the Grenfell Tower disaster. “The image of a burning...

Murder Comes to Manchester

May 23, 2017

Terrorism hits Britain once again, following a concert by American singer Ariana Grande at the Manchester Arena. It is always disconcerting to wake up to news of terrorism, causalities, pictures of screaming children, ambulances, solemn looking police officers making official comments, and...