Articles by Adrian Rennix

More Bloody Tales of Justice

Ghost stories of retribution. Warning: not for the faint of heart or Border Patrol agents.

The Persistence of Royalty

Clearly the British Royal Family should not exist. But many people like pageantry and fairy tales, and when we ditch aristocracy we should keep the parades and costumes.

The Solidarity of Martyrs

Suffering may be a fact of life, but we can choose how we relate to the people experiencing it.

Making Sense of the ‘Border Crisis’

Migrants are enduring horrific conditions while politicians squabble about terminology.

Valentines to Melt Your ICE-y Heart

Happy Valentine’s Day! ICE still exists.

Trial by Combat and the Myths of Our Modern Legal System

Conflict resolution has changed a bit since the Middle Ages, but not as much as you might think.

The Refreshing Gender Politics of ‘The Rise of Phoenixes’

Seeing yourself on screen is a beautiful thing, even if you need subtitles.

Think of the Children

Children, for all of the sentimentality we project onto them, are extremely weird, sometimes terrifying, and will always understand more than we think.

Enduring the Bureaucracy

The false starts and road blocks of bureaucracy are annoying to all, but increasingly deadly for many.

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