colonialism

security

Understanding the 'New IRA', Who Sent Explosives Around the UK

The dissident group recently took responsibility for the four packages found around the country, and another – as-yet un-located – parcel.
Paulie Doyle
3.24.19
Op-Ed

Spam Is 'Trendy' Now Thanks to Decades of American Imperialism

Ironically, Americans introduced Spam to countries abroad, only to then cast it off and eventually rediscover it.
Bettina Makalintal
2.26.19
Abandoned

Here Are the Remnants of a 20th Century Human Zoo

Jardin d’Agronomie Tropicale stands as an eerie reminder of Europe's dark colonial past.
Laura Woods
12.26.18
colonialism

Britain Has Never Faced Up to the Shame of Empire

Nearly half of Brits think they should be proud of their colonial heritage.
Oscar Rickett
12.6.17
crime

Australia Really Was Colonised by a Bunch of Criminals—Here Are Five of Them

Back in 1788, stealing a roll of lace would get you sent over to Australia.
Hayley Morgan
9.27.17
LGBTQ

Should the Catholic Church Recognise a 'Queer Saint'?

A look inside the campaign to make the church recognise what may be the first homophobic execution in Brazil.
Kevin Clarke
9.27.17
TIME TRAVEL

Do We All See the Man Holding an iPhone in This 1937 Painting?

Wait for it.
Brian Anderson
8.25.17
painting

[NSFW] The Wild West Gets Surreal in These Epic Paintings

Kent Monkman’s 'The Rendezvous' painting series illuminates a little-known corner of American history.
Beverly Bryan
7.27.17
Books

Australia’s Early Colonists Were Sex-Crazed Freaks

In his books "Girt" and "True Girt," author David Hunt explores Joseph Banks' passion for swinging, among other historical oddities.
Desiree Leong
6.23.17
galleries

A Powerful Piece of the Venice Biennale Comes to Brooklyn

Mohau Modisakeng’s “Passages” is on view in the South African Pavilion and at We Buy Gold in New York City.
Antwaun Sargent
6.6.17
digital art

Iranian-American Artist Revives Islam’s Apocalyptic Goddesses

How Morehshin Allahyari is using new technologies to reclaim an ancient feminist narrative.
Catherine Chapman
5.28.17
Indigenous Art Triennial

Australia’s Indigenous Art Triennial is Powerful and Political

‘Defying Empire’ will use art to start national conversations about race.
Katherine Gillespie
5.25.17
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