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
3.22.19
Art

Akinola Davies Jr Is Reclaiming African Treasures Stolen by White Colonisers

His latest film criticises museums for holding onto looted art.
Antwaun Sargent
11.8.18
foreign policy

The Foreign Office Is Full of Colonial Relics

A visit to the home of UK diplomacy showed me that the Foreign Office is more colonial throwback than modern workplace.
Phil Miller
10.15.18
LGBTQ

The Pilgrims Were Queer

Dig into the history and you'll see plenty of early American colonisers were super gay – and their compatriots had views of it that were complicated, to say the least.
Matt Baume
11.24.17
TIME TRAVEL

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

Wait for it.
Brian Anderson
8.27.17
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
6.26.17
colonialism

Why Britain Needs to Teach Colonial History in Our Schools

We spoke to Indian MP and author Shashi Tharoor about his new book, 'Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India'.
Yohann Koshy
5.26.17
white people

A White Curry Professor Taught Me That White People Ruin Everything

Any curry with mayonnaise and whipped cream is not OK.
Manisha Krishnan
4.28.17
colonialism

Britain Has Never Faced Up to the Shame of Empire

Nearly half of Brits think we should be proud of our colonial heritage.
Oscar Rickett
4.27.17
50 states of art

Essay: A Hawaiian Artist Confronts the Lasting Legacy of Colonialism | #50StatesofArt

Drew Broderick discusses the legacy and long-term effects of colonialism in the Pacific.
Drew Broderick
2.23.17
Brexit Means...

Brexit Will Force Us to Face Up to the Grisly Truth About Empire

Theresa May can't get away with calling former colonies "old friends".
Yohann Koshy
1.23.17
Travel

In the Ring with One of Mexico's Top Female Bullfighters

Shona Sanzgiri explores Mexico's colonial history with female matador Karla Sanchez San Martin, known professionally as Karla de los Angeles.
Shona Sanzgiri
11.22.16
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