One of the essential themes that I explored in my academic work and continue to pick-away at in my fiction is the whole concept of how the current Western ideals of democracy impinges on freedom at a personal and collective level. 531 more words
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One does have to wonder about the old “special relationship” that is occasionally invoked by a U.S. President and/or a British Prime Minister.
In one sense, the term has obvious connotations: “America” used to be a conglomeration of British colonies, and those colonies and the British both indulged themselves in the slave trade for a good long while. 480 more words