The Representation of Gender and Power in ‘Game of Thrones’

The past eight seasons have brought the game of thrones to be ruled by powerful women. The men, in the meantime, worked for honor, redemption, and to save humanity. As the show gets closer to its end, we will also see what role women will play in the epic conclusion.

Solidarity Beyond Victimhood

Last Tuesday, after attending a Race Relations Week event, I was at the public garden with my children, still wearing traditional Indian clothes. It was a beautiful sunny afternoon, just four days after the massacre in Christchurch. That day, I was approached several times by random people, all trying to to find nice words to … Continue reading Solidarity Beyond Victimhood

The Walking Dead, Season 9 Episodes 11-12 Review: Leaderships Compared

Alpha and Lydia In the past three episodes there is a constant fluctuation in the depiction of Alpha as mother. We keep wondering: does she care about Lydia? Alpha is shown as a psychopath who feels no empathy towards others. The most significant sign of this, even more than the killings, is the scene in … Continue reading The Walking Dead, Season 9 Episodes 11-12 Review: Leaderships Compared