Imperial measurements for independent Britain | Alexander Masir

When people talk of new opportunities that will follow Brexit, they usually have laws, new bilateral deals, or border control in mind, but there is something else that is hopefully on the way – imperial units. There is ample reason for the reintroduction of pounds and ounces, and even more for the retention of inches, […]

Britain’s New Anti-Semitism | Alexander Masir

Coming to Britain and encountering anti-Semitism has been one of the most surprising experiences in my life. I originate from a Hungarian town that has seen its two synagogues deconsecrated, their congregation forced into a ghetto or deported, with only 70 of them to return. There, when we spoke of the West, we thought of […]