Monday, 14 October , 2019

Colonialism

Robert Mugabe, Ousted Zimbabwean President & Liberation Leader, Dies at 95

September 06, 2019 Zimbabwe’s first post-independence leader, Robert Mugabe, has died at the age of 95. In 1963, he helped found the Zimbabwe African National...

Mugabe, Land, Thatcher, Blair & Imperialism

By Tony Norfield 21 November 2017 So, farewell then, Robert Mugabe, ruler of Zimbabwe for 37 years. As the western media celebrate your demise, and Zimbabwe’s...

Immanuel Wallerstein, Anti-Capitalist Intellectual, Dies at 88

Wallerstein was a renowned critic of capitalism whose work was aimed at fighting for justice and change. 1 September 2019 United States sociologist, economic-historian and world-system...

Dutch Memorial Day: Maintaining colonial innocence by excluding people of color

On Dutch Memorial Day – May 4 – the Netherlands remembers its war dead from World War II and after. A close look at the...

When France Used the Public Debt to Colonise Morocco

by Adam Barbe 17 February 2017 It is now widely recognised that the French protectorate over Morocco was acquired thanks to that country’s public debt. Guy...

Haiti’s Revolution

Haiti, the first Black Republic that gained its independence 215 years ago.  

“Marx et le colonialisme”, par Rémy Herrera

26 septembre 2018 "Marx et le colonialisme", par Rémy Herrera from Les Films de l'An 2 on Vimeo.

UN court rejects UK’s claim of sovereignty over Chagos Islands

Judges advise Britain that separating archipelago from Mauritius in 1960s was wrong 25 Feb 2019 The UK has been ordered to hand back the Chagos Islands...

UK used secret threats to keep Chagos Islands, court hears

Mauritius defence minister claims UK forced it to cede territory before independence 3 Sep. 2018 The UK has retained possession of a remote archipelago in the...

The truth about Diego Garcia

And 50 years of fiction about an American military base by David Vine, 15 June 2015 First, they tried to shoot the dogs. Next, they tried...