Anthropologist, Liberally Jewish, Cat enthusiast, Nuance extremist.

Articles by Madelaine Hanson:

Am I a Radical? Identity Problems in the Electric Generation

I’m 18 and in the car chatting to my mother, and she’s unusually quiet. She’s probably not listening to me as I’ve spent the last half an hour raving about my new friend Haleema’s coursework. She pulls into the drive and stares ahead, silent. “Maddie, I need to ask you something.” “I’m not pregnant, don’t […] Read more

Thoughts after the Westminster Bridge Terror Attack

I come out of the northern line and walk out of the station. It’s a normal afternoon and I’m meeting a friend after work. As I make my way down the street and towards the bridge, I hear what sounds like a thud. Then I hear screaming, and then three shots. It’s happening on the […] Read more