Tag: colonialism

rs21 pamphlet | Israel: the making of a racist state

A new rs21 pamphlet explains exactly how the Israel-Palestine conflict came into being - and why Israel has always been a racist state

AUDIO: The Fire Last Time – 1968

Marxist historian Neil Davidson talks on 1968 and the broader period of uprisings and reprisals of which it became the most visible example

Palestinian ‘violence’ is not the problem

Palestinians are within their rights to engage in either armed or unarmed responses to settler-colonial oppression.
Ahed Tamimi trial concealment

Don’t let Israel hide Ahed’s trial

Israel's apartheid regime is trying to hide its mistreatment of Ahed Tamimi, the teenage Palestinian political prisoner.

‘You strike a woman, you strike a rock’

Luke Hodgkin reviews Aliki Saragas's new film Strike a Rock, which follows the fight for justice of the women widowed by the 2012 Marikana Massacre in South Africa. On 16 August 2012, 34 striking miners were shot...
Dyke march accused of antisemitism

Solidarity with Chicago Dyke March: it’s not antisemitic to oppose Israel

In the last few weeks, controversy has erupted about events on the Chicago Dyke March, held on 24 June. Colin Wilson argues that we should stand in solidarity with the march's organisers. The Dyke March...
Winston Churchill waving to crowds on VE Day

Winston Churchill: the man, the myth, the murderer

Despite his reputation as "the man who beat Hitler", Churchill's own record was one of murderous racism and colonial violence

Revisiting Frantz Fanon: memories and moments of a militant philosopher

A new book by Leo Zeilig focuses on one of Africa and the modern era's most celebrated revolutionaries, whose views remain influential long after his death. Many people spoke well that day. Delegates had come...

On cultural appropriation, from American Spirit to Palmyra

While symbols and their deployment undoubtedly structure our experience, Charlie Jarsve argues that power relations have a materiality that an uncritical understanding of 'cultural appropriation' can obscure.  I still remember the first time I came across American...

Oxford University’s liberal mask slips in Rhodes Must Fall campaign

The liberal face that Oxford University likes to present has been challenged in the campaign to remove the statue of racist Cecil Rhodes.