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Affirm Press have just launched A Break in the Chain, the first novel by academic and author Tangea Tansley. Tansley was born in Zimbabwe into a family that boasted of its ancestral family links to Prussia and Australia. Her father’s stories included tales about a Jewish side of the family that had been jewellers, and about a rift between a father and a…
Bland is Beautiful
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For centuries, it was been the privilege of Westerners to define the Other - essentially anyone whose skin colour wasn’t white. The privilege rested on a technological and material dominance that allowed European and post-European societies to impose their cultures, laws and institutions on others. Now, that dominance is increasingly contested, and the rise of Asia promises a future where…
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