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‘Spectre’ is little more than an orientalist cliché

In ‘Spectre’, James Bond is presented with a vitabiotic smoothie. “Do me a favour, throw that in the toilet – cut out the middle man” he quips. Cue laughs. James Bond does not like healthy green smoothies, nor does he like water. None of the recommended 8 glasses a day for him – instead, a […]

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Orientalist rhetoric obscures intersectionality

The manipulation of feminist rhetoric to further colonialist agendas, steal land, trample over the bodies of women of colour, and actively attempt to erase their indigenous presence on a specified territory is unfortunately a phenomenon very much alive and thriving today. The portrayal of women of colour which seemingly justifies their further oppression is facilitated […]