America’s divided soul
(7 minute read) Maddy Fry traces the polarization in US society to historic damaging changes in how people consume media.
Lifting the lid on modern slavery
(5 minute read) Maddy Fry explodes the common myth that slavery is a thing of the past.
Nicaragua: one of the world’s most dangerous and ignored chemistry sets
(5 minute read) Maddy Fry examines the legacy of invasive outside experiments in Central America.
Blessing the guns
(5 minute read) Maddy Fry looks at the often grizzly outcomes of an incestuous relationship between church and state.
Do you have a novel in you?
Maddy Fry goes behind the scenes of creative writing groups and finds a world where aspiration and tension sit side-by-side.
(7 minute read) Maddy Fry exposes Britain’s broken social care system.
Is forgiveness overrated?
Maddy Fry’s visit to the cinema prompts her to ask some very uncomfortable questions about forgiveness.
Spain’s fragile memory
(7 minute read) Maddy Fry finds modern Spain is still tip-toeing around the history of its bloody civil war.
Home sweet home?
(5 minute read) A loving refuge, a frightening prison, a symbol of exclusion … A house can be any of these, Maddy Fry considers.
No room at the inn of modern Britain
(6 minute read) Maddy Fry enters the maze of rules and regulations which keep thousands of people in the UK trapped in a circle of homelessness and despair.