imperialism

2.25.19

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.

6.22.18

These Rogue Foreigners Ruled the Streets of 1930s Shanghai

Gambling, drugs, you name it. "There was so much money being made that there wasn't a need to kill a lot of people."

4.18.18

Syria and the 'Anti-Imperialism' of Idiots

Much of the left's response to the war in Syria has been stupid, racist apologism for a tyrant.

2.3.17

Death from Above: How Aerial Bombing Changed the World

Viewing history from the skies.

11.11.16

Benedict Edwards's 'Barrack Room Ballads' Give Rudyard Kipling the Folk Treatment

Stream the London-based songwriter's new album, inspired by the famed writer's Victoria-era musings on India, army, and empire.

7.1.15

The Colonial Undertones of 'Terminator: Genisys'

The new Terminator movie picks up on sci-fi's imperialist dreams while jamming in as many winking references to the earlier two films as possible.

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5.12.15

​A New Generation Black Panther Talks About Baltimore and Black America

We spoke with General T.A.C.O. (which stands for "Taking All Capitalists Out") about Freddie Gray, gang truces, and the Black Lives Matter movement.

4.29.15

The Man Who Says He Knows the Truth About America's Economic Stranglehold on the World

We talked to Matt Kennard, author of The Racket, a new book that investigates how the US government, its banks and its intelligence agencies enforce a very covert and modern type of imperialism.

12.10.14

Is Britain's Pro-Gay Foreign Policy Actually Helping Global LGBTI Community?

I talked to human rights campaigners to discuss the good and the bad of the UK's attempts to tackle homophobia around the world.

10.24.14

Revealed: Britain's Top Secret Plan to Invade a Tiny Caribbean Island

In order to stop a Black Power revolution.

8.20.14

The NFL Reportedly Wants Artists to Pay for the Right to Play the Super Bowl Halftime Show

Watch as Rihanna, Katy Perry, and Coldplay participate in the ultimate sport: capitalism!

5.10.13

Laos Is Still Under Attack from Its Secret War

Unexploded American bombs from 40 years ago still cause two casualties every week.

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