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.
Rain, rain, don’t go away … we need you!
(4 minute read) American-in-Italy Monica Sharp takes a personal view of the climate emergency from the guilty safety of her air-conditioned room.
Wading into Roe vs Wade
What a leaked judgement means - and doesn’t mean - for America’s abortion laws. Catherine Robinson explains.
Who are you? And why it matters!
(4 minute read) Monica Sharp offers an insight into identity - as an American in Italy she feels we all need to be citizens of the world.
Life in the (too) fast lane
(4 minute read) Monica Sharp says her native USA needs to change to become more humane.
Why do Americans never take holidays?
(6 minute read) Monica Sharp examines the unhealthy work ethic which diminishes quality of life in the US.
Women who made a difference: the original Sisterhood
(6 minute read) Maria Patricia Williams hails an Italian go-getter whose passion for the poor of New York City is still making an impact today.
Death in modern America
(6 minute read) The execution of Lisa Montgomery must be a wake-up call to America, argues Monica Amendola, who sees the state-sponsored killing of citizens as a grim practice which has had its day.
(3 minutes) But what on earth is this most American of celebrations all about? Keith Stanfield pens a modern and very personal ode of gratitude to the “land of the free and the home of the brave”