Ingeborg van Teeseling

Michael Marmot: Health Is a Question of Birth, Not Lifestyle

Michael Marmot has discovered an important societal aspect: those of higher station enjoy a greater standard of health; lifestyle has little to do with it.   Have you ever wondered why the queen is still alive? And Prince Philip? Why her mother only died when she was 101? Elizabeth Murdoch, 103? Gough Whitlam, 98? Malcolm Fraser, 85? Why Bob Hawke is ... Read the full article
Ingeborg van Teeseling

After migrating to Australia from Holland ten years ago and being warned by the Immigration Department against doing her job as a journalist, Ingeborg van Teeseling became a historian instead. She is writing a book and runs Lifebooks, telling people's life stories.

What the World Needs Now, Part II: The Story of Slaves / The Story of Kings / The Story of the Africans in America

In America, in this day and age, it’s time to mine richer material than the tired American Slave Story that chains us. Here are the thought leaders who will take us there.

What the World Needs Now Is Not Another Slave Story, Part I: The One Story We Cannot Stop Telling Ourselves

Could 2019, exactly 400 years since slavery and its twin offspring of racism and discrimination, be the year in which racism in America dies?