Colonialism

Total 7 Posts

We need to talk about empire: Britain is being forced to confront its ‘original sin’.

5 min read
Britain must face the uncomfortable truth that, contrary to the “economic theory” that insists meritocracy and mercantile enterprise made the country rich, it actually owes a large part of its wealth to its role in the slave trade.

The uncomfortable past.

7 min read
It takes a dramatic event such as toppling a statue to force people to confront uncomfortable truths and the ugly reality of what the British Empire did abroad.

Statues are just the start – The UK is peppered with slavery heritage.

6 min read
Britain’s heritage is steeped in the remnants and history of slavery, but you wouldn’t necessarily know it.

Britain’s monument culture obscures a violent history of white supremacy and colonial violence.

4 min read
Understanding the role art played as a sanitiser of violence shows that destroying or removing monuments from public view does not erase history.

Chagos Islands: UK refusal to return archipelago to Mauritius show the limits of international law.

5 min read
What steps can Mauritius take now to get the UK to respect the UN resolution on the Chagos Islands?

This week, Britain has a deadline to give up its last African colony.

2 min read
A country which prides itself on respect for the rule of law, the UK is urged to end its governance of Chagos Islands “as rapidly as possible”.

The Amazon fire crisis has been 500 years in the making – as Brazil’s indigenous people know only too well.

4 min read
After five centuries of extraction, the Amazon region stands on the brink.
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