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Meghan’s treatment: adding to Britain’s long history of dog-whistle racism

CW: racismMany of you will have most likely seen the blatantly racist articles and rhetoric directed at Meghan Markle. Headlines such as “straight out of Compton” and “Harry to marry into gangster royalty” swept the nation leading up to the Royal wedding of 2018. The obvious racist undertones of these headlines speak for themselves. Despite […]

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Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Harry and Meghan: entrapment, the media and the institution

TW: Discussions of racism In an interview full of revelations, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge sat down with Oprah Winfrey to describe royal life behind closed doors and the events that led to their withdrawal. Meghan Markle spoke of her loneliness, despair and contemplation of suicide.  “I was ashamed to have to admit it […]

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Our media has shown a gross dereliction of duty

Our media is broken. The thing in society that is supposed to hold those in power to account, now needs to be held to account itself. The High Court recently found that Matt Hancock acted unlawfully by deliberately covering up lucrative COVID contracts for his associates without the necessary credentials. But the media gave this […]