colonialism

stop it

'Liking Gin' Is Not a Personality Trait

Gin fetishisation sucks – and not just because of the terrible merch.
Lauren O'Neill
6.6.19
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
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
2.25.19
Cheese

How Dutch Edam Became a Christmas Tradition in the Philippines

Designed to last on long trade route voyages, Edam spread and became popular from Asia to South America.
Bettina Makalintal
12.21.18
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
Scene Reports

Dhaka's Extreme Metal Scene Worships the Old School

Bangladesh's most densely populated city also boasts its highest concentration of killer death, black, and thrash metal bands.
Joe Henley
5.16.17
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
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