A grain vendor inside Empress Market in Karachi. Photo By Quincy Snowdon/ Aurora Sentinel

EDITOR’S NOTE: Aurora Sentinel reporter Quincy Snowdon traveled on an exchange visit organized by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) as part of a program funded by the U.S. State Department. He reported regularly during his adventure. ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN | There seems to be a myth lingering around Western thought that if a person from […]


There was no apology. There was no contrition. There was a strange, unprecedented trip deep into a place where the democratic project that we call America had never before entered. It was ugly. It was dispiriting. It was Donald Trump at his most raw — far more raw even than Trump’s bragging about assaulting women


And that would be the acrid smell of Donald Trump’s presidential aspirations as the remnants smolder in the glaring October sun. Burnt toast. Meanwhile, his fellow Republicans are now sniff-sniff-sniffing for smoke in fear that the political wildfire that engulfed Trump’s campaign this weekend will spread down-ticket to those who supported him and others who […]