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‘Identity politics’ is a recent term used to describe political interactions that are as old as the nation. The term, freighted with criticism, condemnation and scorn, was coined, more or less, coincident to ongoing civil rights struggles: the stunning victory of gay rights and same-sex marriage; the less stunning ongoing stalemate of woman’s rights and #metoo politics; and the one step forward three steps back of race relations.



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Petr Swedock

An unwieldy mix of the sacred and the profane, uneasily co-existing in an ever more fragile shell. Celebrating no-shave Nov since Sept 1989.