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This U.K. Lawmaker Wants a Huge Diamond in the Queen's Crown Returned to India

In the midst of a recently reignited conversation about Great Britain’s colonial debt, particularly to India, one member of the country’s parliament has proposed a preliminary step in repaying the South Asian nation — … 306 more words

Colonial Backlash

Oxford University was set ablaze as former Union Minister, Shashi Tharoor set to remind Britain of its gory colonial past governing India to serve its own purpose for over two centuries. 135 more words

Chai Time

Watch This Indian Lawmaker Brilliantly Explain Why the U.K. Owes Reparations for Colonial Rule

India is commonly referred to as the world’s largest democracy, and the presence of democracy in the South Asian nation is commonly attributed to Great Britain, which unified its multiple princely states during nearly two centuries of colonial rule. 316 more words

Decolonization and Self-determination: Sorting out the Rationales

Editor’s Note:  Anh Van Vo, a Vietnamese national, came to GAPW from the University of Pennsylvania.  She is soon to return to Vietnam and then on to resume her studies in Singapore.   1,058 more words

China's Military Guards Against Japan and Those Still Denying "Barbarous Crimes" and Aggression

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Vnukovo-2 airport in Moscow, Russia to join the celebrations of the 70th Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, May 8, 2015. 347 more words

The complete works of Joseph Conrad

“Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.”  ― Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad (1857-1924; original name Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski… 197 more words

Hemingways Of Hermanus

More Photos from the U.N. Plebiscite to British Togoland, 1956

Here are some more photos that Vlado took, while acting as Observer to the United Nations Plebiscite to British Togoland in 1956; which includes some of the fantastic architecture he saw there. 9 more words

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