America’s divided soul
(7 minute read) Maddy Fry traces the polarization in US society to historic damaging changes in how people consume media.
A Christian future for liberalism?
(3 minute read) Michael Kirke puts the alliance between religion and right-wing politics under the microscope.
Court watching in the United States
(6 minute read) Kendra Mills explores a novel idea aimed at making America’s justice system fairer.
Justice is not to be found in the execution chamber
(6 minute read) Melinda Ribnek, who survived a horrific rape and attempted murder, says the execution of her attacker would have been a mistake and a failure.
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.
The essential right to be objectionable
(7 minute read) Edward Kendall urges an examination of conscience to establish whether we are really as open-minded as we like to think we are.
Rewriting the history books
(7 minute read) Maddy Fry examines how the efforts of a little known group of women have contributed to keeping racism alive in the southern US.
Hands off our GIFs!
(3 minute read) Jason Reed exposes the problem with too much regulation of the internet.
Why do Americans never take holidays?
(6 minute read) Monica Sharp examines the unhealthy work ethic which diminishes quality of life in the US.