Emma Freire
Emma Freire
Emma Freire

Emma Elliott Freire is a freelance writer based in Sao Paolo, Brazil. She writes about both English and American culture and politics.

Don’t Buy A Diamond Wedding Ring

You don’t need to join the diamond arms race.

The BBC Is A Cross Between PBS And The IRS

The BBC is a British broadcast monopoly that can send inspectors into people’s homes and gives them a criminal record for failing to pay its special tax.

Toxic Citizen: The Misery Of Being An American Abroad

Being an American abroad isn’t romantic anymore. My fellow Americans back home regard me with suspicion, and my government considers me toxic.

Can Royalty and Normalcy Coexist?

Balancing career and family is a struggle for anyone. Royalty is no exception. And now Prince William and Kate are about to leave the honeymoon stage.