Killing the Priest-King: Addressing Egalitarianism in the Indus Civilization --
"With Tales of Magical Girlhood, New Kenyan Fiction Enchants."
by Nanjala Nyabola.
[Spanish] Fascinating article about the forgotten history of the women muralists of Mexico. Put it through Google Translate, it's worth it:
Starting the new year finalising an exciting non-fiction 2020 calendar with Strange Horizons, and some new additions to our columns writers. Watch this space.
Happy new year, everyone.
Some personal news: I ended 2019 by concluding a project that has been twelve years in the works - a science-fiction novel - and sent the final draft to my publisher.
It's called The Wall, and it is set in a far-future world. It will be published in mid-2020.
A little bit of imposter-syndrome, but a lot of excitement. Will keep y'all updated.
Fell behind on His Dark Materials because, you know, stuff over the last couple of weeks. Binge-watched the last three episodes tonight. Totally get the criticisms about the absence of daemons and the pacing at points, but that closing moments of the finale were absolute magic. Looking forward to Season 2 now.
Apropos of a thread I'd done a couple of weeks ago, here is an article by one of the foremost Latin American constitutionalists of our time, Roberto Gargarella, on why Chile is clamouring to rewrite its Constitution. (In Spanish, but the automatic translation is pretty decent)
Zimbabwean High Court delivers a landmark judgment affirming transgender rights, relies upon both Navtej Johar and NALSA:
Maharashtra: How the Constitution was betrayed (and how every actor - the four political parties, the Governor, the President, and the Prime Minister - are all responsible) --
Comprehensive summing up of where we stand today with electoral bonds.
Which is your favourite rendition of this legendary song?
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