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Apology, anthropology, and colonial genocide

A review of Terra Nullius, A Journey Through No One’s Land, by Sven Lindqvist

Terra Nullius – a Latin expression meaning ‘no one’s land’ – was a legal fiction used to clear the way for the colonial occupation of Australia, and the consequent trampling of the rights of the indigenous peoples of that continent. 3,160 more words

Working Class History

A mirror Story: The striking similarities of Native American Ordeal and the Oromo people

A mirror Story: The striking similarities of Native American Ordeal and the Oromo people

   By Najat Hamza

Najat Hamza

As documented in the archives of history throughout the world, Oromo’s are not the only indigenous people targeted for their land and their identity. 883 more words

Africa

OLF’s Galasa Dilbo in New Year’s message to Oromo: By working together, we can realize emancipation of Oromia

OLF’s Galasa Dilbo in New Year’s message to Oromo: By working together, we can realize emancipation of Oromia from colonial occupation

Posted: Amajjii/January 22, 2017 · Finfinne Tribune | Gadaa.com | 189 more words

Africa

Oromo youth Activism of 1960's: Wallelign Mekonnen Kasa Qurash Jima: On the Question of Nationalities in Ethiopia

By Walleligne Mekonnen
Arts IV, HSIU – Nov. 17, 1969

The main purpose of this article is to provoke discussions on the “sacred”, yet very important issue of this country-the Question of Nationalities. 2,195 more words

Africa

What role for Western powers in Kurdish democratic agenda?

The Kurds have organized and risen to the point where it is impossible for Western powers to ignore them. As Kurdish aspirations rise, many regional powers would like to see a 21st century equivalent of the Treaty of Lausanne, sacrificing Kurdish interests to those of other regional powers.

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Cultural appropriation, race-baiting, and the power of fiction: in defence of Lionel Shriver

US novelist Lionel Shriver ruffled a few feathers – to put it mildly – when she spoke at the Brisbane Writers Festival in September. Shriver took aim at ‘identity politics’ and ‘cultural appropriation’ and the stifling effects of these ideas on the writing of fiction. 3,902 more words

Class Struggle