Things to Lose in the New World — Volume VII: Royalty

Quite possibly one of the most antiquated social constructs still remaining in developed nations has to be the concept of royalty. I believe I’ve discussed royalty a bit at some point in my writing but not at length, so I wanted to examine it again in light of the recent interview with Meghan Markle and her husband Harry. I normally don’t care one bit about the royals the way some Americans have a strange fascination with them. I can’t be bothered, and in fact, I vehemently oppose the existence of a royal family. But, Markle’s words and heartbreaking admissions…