Edge Affirmation from Elaine Showalter

The Princeton University feminist icon and scholar writes on effect of globalisation on national identity: “If one is an expatriate from, say, New Zealand”, as American Political scientist Daniel Bell notes, “one can click on to a website which offers weekly coverage and gossip of all events back home, if there is any longer such a place as back home.” NZEDGE: Keeping home from being homogenised.


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Why is New Zealand so Progressive?

Why is New Zealand so Progressive?

She wasn’t the only mother checking in with their whānau that evening. But this woman was Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s prime minister, and the one who had decided – on expert…