Mehreen Kasana
Mehreen Kasana covers politics for Bustle. Her work includes digital media, race, and religion among other topics. She has been cited in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Al Jazeera America, Jadaliyya, BBC, Hazlitt, Guernica Magazine, etc. Previously, Mehreen was the Front Page Editor for The Huffington Post and staff writer for The Nation, Pakistan.

Latest Articles

Friends Call Manchester Victim Wendy Fawell "The Kindest Person"

A 50-year-old mother hailing from West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, went missing after the terrifying suicide attack which hit outside of Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester Arena. The mother was iden...
By Mehreen Kasana

Manchester Victim Liam Curry Had Fundraised To Cure Cancer

After the terrifying Manchester arena suicide bomb attack, social media witnessed a number of alerts for people who had gone missing. A young man and his girlfriend were among those who had dropped of...
By Mehreen Kasana

Trump Shoves A NATO Leader Aside To Get In Front Of The Group

President Trump's first trip abroad has been colorful, to say the least. On Thursday, during a meeting with NATO leaders, Trump appeared to shove Montenegro Prime Minister Dusko Markovic in an overeag...
By Mehreen Kasana

Queen Elizabeth Brings Manchester Attack Survivors A Hopeful Message

As the United Kingdom comes to grips with Monday's deadly terror attack, the queen herself set aside time to console victims. Arriving in Manchester Tuesday, Queen Elizabeth visited survivors at Royal...
By Mehreen Kasana

The Mysterious Sinkhole At Mar-A-Lago Turned Everyone Into A Detective

Nature acts in mysterious ways. After a rather big sinkhole formed in front of Mar-a-Lago, Donald Trump's luxury resort in Palm Beach, Florida, people couldn't help but offer some theories on the hole...
By Mehreen Kasana

The Irony Of Tomi Lahren's Lecture To Students On Jobs

Conservative political commentator Tomi Lahren recently waded into the debate surrounding the commencement protests at the University of Notre Dame. She disagreed with the political gesture of the stu...
By Mehreen Kasana

This Virtual Reality Film Highlights Abortion Clinic Harassment

Going to an abortion clinic can be a jarring experience. There's verbal harassment from anti-abortion protesters on one's way to the clinic, as well as the incredible tension involved in finding a saf...
By Mehreen Kasana

Saudi Arabia Is Not The Heart Of The Muslim World

Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia has garnered reactions from people, Muslim and non-Muslim, across the board. Some view Trump softening his rhetoric after a documented history of incendiary remark...
By Mehreen Kasana

Ivanka Trump's Gender Equality Speech In Saudi Arabia Missed A Crucial Point

On Sunday, Ivanka Trump delivered a speech on women's empowerment and gender equality in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, while her father, President Donald Trump, met with Arab leaders. Surrounded by a retinue ...
By Mehreen Kasana

Sheriff David Clarke Denies All Plagiarism Allegations

Trump admirer and Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke allegedly plagiarized parts of master's thesis according to a report written by three reporters — Andrew Kaczynski, Christopher Massie, and Nath...
By Mehreen Kasana

The Internet Had Jokes About Trump's Glowing Orb

Donald Trump's trip to Saudi Arabia continues to win the attention and fascination of internet denizens around the world. First, on Saturday, people saw Trump receive Saudi Arabia's highest honor, the...
By Mehreen Kasana

McCain Says Trump's Russia Woes Are Moving Faster Than Watergate

Donald Trump's dismissal of James Comey, the former director of the FBI who was leading the investigation on potential collaboration between Trump and Russia, was abrupt and disturbing. So disturbing,...
By Mehreen Kasana

A GOP Lawmaker Took A Brave Stand Against Wasteful Duck Ramps

One brave politician is tired of taxpayers footing the bill for Washington's feathered friends. GOP lawmaker Mark Walker, upset by a duckling ramp he spotted in public, decided to air his honest thoug...
By Mehreen Kasana

Trump's Latest Speech Sounds Eerily Similar To 'Legally Blonde'

Side-by-side comparisons are fun. Especially when it's a side-by-side comparison involving Donald Trump's commencement speech at the Christian Liberty University and Elle Wood's commencement speech fr...
By Mehreen Kasana

Chelsea Manning's First Photo As A Free Woman Is Here

Chelsea Manning was released from the disciplinary barracks in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, on Wednesday morning. After serving seven years of a 35-year sentence in the military prison, Manning walked ou...
By Mehreen Kasana

Even Ann Coulter Is Fed Up With Trump

Regret is quickly becoming a running theme among many American voters who voted for Trump but now feel betrayed by the president. Among those experiencing a bout of disappointment is the conservative ...
By Mehreen Kasana

Mike Huckabee Slams 'SNL's "Sexist" Parody Of His Daughter

Saturday Night Live is under heat from conservatives after it introduced its rendition of Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders played by Aidy Bryant last weekend. The biggest crit...
By Mehreen Kasana

Democrats Are Conflicted Over A Possible Bernie Sanders Run In 2020

Although Bernie Sanders lost to Hillary Clinton in the 2016 primaries, the Brooklyn-born Vermont senator remains in the spotlight. A vocal opponent of President Trump, Sanders has been urging his foll...
By Mehreen Kasana

"But Her Emails" Is The New Rallying Cry Against Trump

Even after Hillary Clinton's defeat in last year's presidential race, her email debacle may never end. It certainly looks that way, given that whenever there has been a controversy emanating from Dona...
By Mehreen Kasana

How To Stream Sally Yates' First Interview Since Dismissal

CNN's Anderson Cooper will be interviewing former acting attorney general Sally Yates on Tuesday at 8 p.m. Those without cable TV need not worry, since there is a way to stream Yates' first interview ...
By Mehreen Kasana