Claire Harris

Five Things I Learned About Sex and Consent at Catholic School

While the hammer might have judged Brett Kavanaugh innocent, the cluelessness of sex and consent remains. Education starts at school, as it did with me.   I followed the Brett Kavanaugh case pretty closely. I watched the most powerful man in the world mock a sexual assault survivor, the crowd around him laughing and nudging each other, and I was ... Read the full article
Claire Harris

Claire Harris is a writer in exile who has spent the last decade traveling and working around the world. This is not nearly as glamorous as it sounds and usually involves scraping by on a diet of muesli and cheap wine. Occasionally together.

What the World Needs Now, Part II: The Story of Slaves / The Story of Kings / The Story of the Africans in America

In America, in this day and age, it’s time to mine richer material than the tired American Slave Story that chains us. Here are the thought leaders who will take us there.

What the World Needs Now Is Not Another Slave Story, Part I: The One Story We Cannot Stop Telling Ourselves

Could 2019, exactly 400 years since slavery and its twin offspring of racism and discrimination, be the year in which racism in America dies?