Tag: colonialism

New radical website launched – Review of African Political Economy

A new website Review of African Political Economy has been launched and is a great resource for socialists says Leo Zeilig.
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HM 2015: How the West Came to Rule

Marxist scholars have long debated the origins of capitalism. Bill Crane reports on a fruitful debate at this year's Historical Materialism conference about the recent book 'How the West Came to Rule'. The question of...

A tree without roots

Zakir Gul argues that the axing of 'community languages' at A level reveals the government's contempt for Britain's ethnic minorities and their heritages. White just got whiter. Examination boards AQA and OCR have decided to...

On decolonizing education and the perils of speaking good english

Racism is both material and ideological, reaching even into the heart of language, thought and memory. Annie Teriba asks how education and minds can be decolonized. This piece was originally published on blackgirlspeak.wordpress.com When asked...

Climate catastrophe in the South Pacific

Cyclone Pam has caused devastation on the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu. Struggling with the legacies of British and French colonialism and current forms of neo-colonialism, the people of Vanuatu are now faced...