Opinion

Giving thanks the indigenous way

Thanksgiving may be the ritualised glorification of genocide and conquest, but does it have to be?

Ruth H Hopkins

by Ruth H Hopkins

Ruth H Hopkins

Opinion

Eurafrica and the myth of African independence

Independence did not decolonise African countries and did not put an end to European exploitation.

Patrick Gathara

by Patrick Gathara

Patrick Gathara

Witness

Another Paradise: Chagos Islanders' Fight for Justice

As the UK refuses to let go of the Chagos Islands, one activist fights for her exiled community's right to return home.

Opinion

Berlin 1884: Remembering the conference that divided Africa

135 years ago today, European leaders sat around a horseshoe-shaped table to set the rules for Africa's colonisation.

Patrick Gathara

by Patrick Gathara

Patrick Gathara

Pakistan

Guru Nanak and the promise of an inclusive Pakistan

Pakistan reimagines its relationship with its Sikh heritage by opening a key corridor and restoring sites of worship.

Guru Nanak and the promise of an inclusive Pakistan

Indigenous rights

Which US states are celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Day?

Several US states and cities have done away with Columbus Day celebrations in deference to Native Americans.

Which US states are celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Day?

Indigenous rights

Chile's indigenous groups decry discrimination on Columbus Day

Thousands bring Santiago to standstill on Columbus Day, denouncing discrimination and persecution of indigenous people.

Chile's indigenous groups decry discrimination on Columbus Day

Opinion

Does sustainable development have an elephant in the room?

The inherently unequal relationship between the developed and developing world is hindering sustainable development.

Michael McEachrane

by Michael McEachrane

Michael McEachrane

Opinion

Palestinians need to learn from South Africa's mistakes

Palestinians who look up to post-apartheid South Africa have to critically examine its many failures.

Ramzy Baroud

by Ramzy Baroud

Ramzy Baroud

Opinion

What is really behind the crisis in Haiti?

Decades of neoliberalism, neocolonialism and now climate injustice have pushed Haiti to the brink.

Keston K Perry

by Keston K Perry

Keston K Perry

Interactive

Interactive: How does your country vote at the UN?

We visualised 1.2 million votes at the UN since 1946. What do you think are the biggest issues facing the world today?

Interactive: How does your country vote at the UN?

Opinion

Hong Kong, Kashmir, Palestine: Ruins of British empire on fire

The people of Hong Kong, Kashmir and Palestine have long histories of resistance to oppression.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Opinion

What went wrong with African liberation?

The anti-colonial movements in Africa did not liberate the people; they only liberated the state.

Patrick Gathara

by Patrick Gathara

Patrick Gathara

Opinion

Africa's next decolonisation battle should be about knowledge

Local researchers whose voices are silenced in the black market of knowledge production need recognition and safety.

David Mwambari

by David Mwambari

David Mwambari

Opinion

A day at the racist museum

How should we deal with the irredeemably racist monuments to white supremacy that crowd our cities?

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi