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Is colonialism a cause of poverty nowadays?

On Wednesday 12th of November the presentation looked at the question: is colonialism a cause of poverty nowadays? The aim was to identify which were the causes of the current state of poverty in colonised countries. 168 more words


Tropical Amsterdam

Tropical Amsterdam is a story about many things. Using the platform of the few remaining Dutch in Sri Lanka, a hangover from colonial times, Alexa Schulz tells a poignant tale of a community on the verge of extinction. 330 more words

Why we are internationalists.

Coatesy, Bounds Green,  with ‘Migrant Workers’ circa 1960.

There has been so much offensive stuff about ‘migrants’ and ‘foreigners’ in the media and public domain that we should be reminded of some obvious facts. 161 more words


Africa Arise!

By Nathi Nkambule

If we do not fight to bring out the good in our African countries, we will remain victims of colonization and captives of nostalgia. 288 more words



As I write, the season’s first snow is falling in the November night. It is cold and the streets are empty. Downstairs, Jennie is cooking for tomorrows feast. 739 more words


Art as discovery

What if we could start over?

Imagine a new world – a land that is new to us as a human species, not just “new” as a colonial power. 142 more words

Botanic Art