Colonialism, Racism, and a Star Wars Trailer in the Same Podcast? Sure.
What a week.
A Cancelled Board Game Revealed How Colonialism Inspires and Haunts Games
'Scramble for Africa' was cancelled amid apologies from a publisher and a broader debate about ethical gaming in the tabletop space.
'Falcon Age' Is a Damning Anti-Colonialist Story In Search of a Better Game
Don't get me wrong, I LOVE this cute bird. This bird is like family to me. BUT...
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.
Who Is a Settler, According to Indigenous and Black Scholars
Descendants of slaves don't fit into our common definition of settlers.
'The Colonists' Is a Cute, Rewarding, and Dystopian Space Exploration Game
Look on my throughput and despair.
The NIH Is Bypassing Tribal Sovereignty to Harvest Genetic Data From Native Americans
NIH’s plan to collect DNA from Native Americans without properly consulting them is “biocolonialism,” Indigenous leaders say, arguing that tribes must be in control of their data.
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.
DNA Can Help Return Indigenous Remains to Ancestral Sites
“We propose that our approach can be used now and will be used routinely in the future to return remains to their rightful kin.”
Game of the Year 2018
Our Favorite Games of 2018: 'Monster Hunter: World'
Austin, Patrick, and Natalie sure loved beating the shit out of monsters this year.
Akinola Davies Jr. Is Reclaiming African Treasures Stolen by White Colonizers
His latest film criticizes museums for holding onto looted art.
Thirty Meter Telescope Permitted on Sacred Volcano, Rules Hawaii Supreme Court
After years of litigation, the Court issued a 4-1 ruling reinstating a permit to build the massive observatory on Mauna Kea’s summit.