Posts By Alia Yunis

Queen Elizabeth’s Funeral: When Bravery Gets Old

Queen Elizabeth’s Funeral: When Bravery Gets Old

Social media has been rife with criticism of Queen Elizabeth’s funeral, even from those members of the public who loved her. It represents money wasted in a nation facing financial crisis and the obliteration of all other news — not the least of which is the devastating flood damage in Britain’s former colony of Pakistan, which is also a member of the Commonwealth.

Lovers, Baby: Reading the Landscape in Virginia

Lovers, Baby: Reading the Landscape in Virginia

During my childhood, the only association I had with Virginia was cigarettes, as in Virginia Slims, a brand that promoted smoking as a form of glamorous liberation for women long after we knew cigarettes were deadly. That slogan was “You’ve come a long way, baby” and...