Total 10 Posts
Australia, fighting Facebook, is the latest country to struggle against foreign influence on journalism.6 min read
The battle between media companies and foreign governments over who controls the news dates back some 150 years, to when European and US wire services dictated the world's headlines.
A quarter of Britons and Dutch wish they still had empires.
How the failures of the 1919 Versailles Peace Treaty set the stage for today’s anti-racist uprisings.7 min read
The racism that is now the target of protest across the globe is rooted in the decisions made 100 years ago by white men from powerful countries who believed maintaining their dominance was more important than seeking peace through justice.
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.
Britain’s heritage is steeped in the remnants and history of slavery, but you wouldn’t necessarily know it.
Understanding the role art played as a sanitiser of violence shows that destroying or removing monuments from public view does not erase history.