Habit and routine are great veils over our existence. As long as they are securely in place, we need not consider what life means; its meaning seems sufficiently incarnate in the triumph of the daily habit.

– William Barrett, Irrational Man

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Indian suffragettes take part in a huge march through London demanding votes for women, to mark the coronation of King George V, 17 June 1911

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reminder that suffragettes of colour in the UK are being completely erased in the new *feminist* film Suffragette starring Carrie Mulligan, Meryl Streep, Helena Bonham Carter and the other white wonders of Hollywood. Even women like Sophia Duleep Singh, the daughter of the last damn Maharaja of the Sikh Empire are being ignored.