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Abduct, imprison, repeat: Israel systematically imprisons Palestinians on false or no charges — In Gaza

Dec 12, 2017, RT.com People around the world are rightfully outraged by Donald Trump’s recent effective handing over of Jerusalem to Israel. Behind the scenes, out of sight, an outrageous and illegal practice continues, the alleged“only democracy in the Middle East” on a near-daily basis abducts Palestinian men, women, and children under false pretexts (or […]

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Curation, Exhibition-Making and the Construction of Perspective

Main image: Installation view of ‘International Congress of African Culture’, 1962, a pan-African exhibition at the Rhodes National Gallery, Salisbury, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), which set a precedent for ‘Magiciens de la terre’, the Pompidou Centre, Paris, 1989, an exhibition frequently featured in my research. 921 more words

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So, An Indigenous Artist Stole From You. Now What?

Last summer I purchased a gift for my daughter from an indigenous artist. It was a beautiful hand-carved comb, from the west coast. “Her first treasure” I thought. 1,618 more words

The Meaning of Meghan Markle

Oluwaseun Matiluko considers the implications of the latest royal engagement. 

On Monday 27th November it was announced that Meghan Markle would wed Prince Harry, becoming the first mixed-race member of the British Royal Family. 848 more words

Medicine and Colonialism

Anxiety toward doctors and medical systems is central to structures of colonial oppression. Distrust of medical systems is produced by real fear of being treated as a test subject, being lied to regarding treatment procedures, and being reported to colonial authorities for investigation of “suspicious wounds,” which would become grounds for police harassment and arrest.  637 more words

Ep 39: Thor & the Value of Fluff

Thor: Ragnarok is pretty and fun, but there’s nothing here that we can dive into for an episode, is there? Challenge accepted!

This week we explore a number of from and about Thor. 118 more words

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Taking Two To Waitangi

While I was in New Zealand I visited the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. This museum, Art Gallery, and general tourist trap, offers a history of the founding of the modern state. 708 more words