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Legacies of colonialism

“The conversation in these pages about how to confront colonialism’s enduring legacies is not new. Nor is it old. As long as human beings perpetuate new ways of colonizing territories and peoples, this conversation must continue, however hard it might be.” 40 more words

Elimination by Assimilation: China Offers Cash for Interracial Marriages with Uyghurs*

Elimination by Assimilation: China Offers Cash for Interracial Marriages with Uyghurs*

There is not peculiar to the Chinese government. Australia is a clear example of how the British elite used the British lower classes for the same purpose with the indigenous peoples of Australia… … 512 more words

Society

Syria

We’ve been here before .
at the abyss’ edge daring
ourselves to stare right in ;
cajoling one another
with all the fervour
of middle ranking bank executives… 79 more words

Existential

The Forgotten Alliance between the USSR and Israel.

Most people interested in the subject know that the Soviet Union was one of the first countries to recognise Israel.

Indeed it was something my mother told me about. 567 more words

Anti-Fascism

A Female Fighter of the Mexican Revolution is Deemed the Oldest Person Alive Today*

A Female Fighter of the Mexican Revolution is Deemed the Oldest Person Alive Today*

By Samantha Payne

A woman who fought in the 1910 Mexican Revolution has become the oldest woman in the world, after reaching the age of 127. 398 more words

Society

Book Club: Tim Lilburn's "Kill-site"

It’s the end of summer, and that means a conclusion to the Terra Informa Summer Book Club. This month, we read Tim Lilburn’s Kill-site, a collection of poems exploring ecology, colonialism and spirituality through the landscape of Southern Saskatchewan. 295 more words

Episodes

Ethno-Psychiatry: How The British Treated “Hardcore” Women In The Mau Mau Rebellion

By News Staff | August 31st 2014 01:00 PM

Source: Scientific Blogging

New research on the treatment of ‘hardcore’ female Mau Mau prisoners by the British in the late 1950s sheds new light on how ideas about gender, deviancy and mental health shaped colonial practices of punishment.The treatment of the Mau Mau by the British has led to compensation claims in the courts.

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