Tag: history

On suffrage

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I contemplate suffrage and voting rights after Jacinda Ardern's 'Happy Suffrage Day' video leads to an interesting debate on social media. I explore the danger of appealing to historical models and salute New Zealand for a job well done.

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Being Celtic

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Language and culture shape our identity and I contemplate the modern Celtic misnomer and the boiling pot of history, archaeology and linguistics from whence it came.

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History and story
History and story

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History and story are two very different things, except in popular culture. I explore this dynamic after my brother expresses his disappointment with Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk

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