Tag: Eleanor Winn

The Lingering Wound of Institutional Racism in America

Written by Liam Costello. Edited by Eleanor Winn. In 1965, Malcolm X described institutional racism by saying, “If you stick a knife in my back nine inches and pull it out six inches, there’s no progress. If you pull it…

Terrorist attacks on 9/11, the war against terror.. and baseball: Sport’s role in bringing back hope to New York City.

Written by Alex Gordon. Edited by Eleanor Winn. It’s September 11th 2001. A perfectly normal day by all accounts. New York is alive with workers and tourists hustle enthusiastically from street to street. It is 8.30am and the city is…

‘Generation War’ and German War Guilt

Written by Emma Ward. Edited by Eleanor Winn. ‘Generation War’ (or, as it is named in Germany, ‘Our mothers, our fathers’) is a German drama miniseries that was first broadcast in Germany in 2013, and has recently been adapted for…

“The People’s Princess” versus “The Most Hunted Person of the Modern Age”: Oratorical Reactions to the Death of Princess Diana

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Written by Kathryn Robinson. Edited by Eleanor Winn. In the mists of my memory I recall a picture of my four-year-old self watching on the television in my living room a man sitting at a piano and singing into a…

The Motorcycle Diaries

Written by James Ball. Edited by Eleanor Winn. Everyone who has an interest in revolutions has heard of the name ‘Che Guevara’, and is aware, to some extent, of his role in Cuban revolutionary history, just as people have heard…

The Flood of 1953, Canvey Island and the Dutch

Written by Joe Sorrell. Edited by Eleanor Winn. On the night of 31 January 1953, a powerful storm combined with high tides, causing severe flooding to huge areas of the coastal regions surrounding the North Sea. The worst damage in…