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
Name Change

We Asked Cook Islanders If The Cook Islands Should Change Its Name

“It continues to perpetuate the colonial hold on us.”
Liam Ratana
3.11.19
Art

How the Protest Art of The Pacific Sisters Forged a Space in a City of Outsiders

Nearly thirty years after they formed in Auckland, The Pacific Sisters come home.
Mya Cole
2.22.19
Food

Filipino Food In Wellington Is Moving From Its Enclaves Into The Mainstream

"Centuries of colonialism have trained Filipinos to adjust to the dominant culture, and we risk becoming invisible to the people whose ways we embrace."
Monica Macansantos
1.30.19
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
12.27.18
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
9.28.17
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
elections nz

Leilani Tamu on the Blood Sport That is New Zealand Politics

In the wake of Metiria Turei's exit, the Green Party candidate reflects on how the former leader challenged the traditional political system.
Leilani Tamu
8.10.17
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
colonialism

Why Britain Needs to Teach Colonial History in Its Schools

We spoke to Indian MP and author Shashi Tharoor about his new book, 'Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India'.
Yohann Koshy
5.27.17
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
4.27.17
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