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

Opinion

The French colonial designs in Mali

France stands to benefit if Mali's territorial integrity is pulled apart.

Pape Samba Kane

by Pape Samba Kane

Pape Samba Kane

Opinion

Re-shelve civil rights, we need something stronger today

If the Trump era means an outed celebration and recommendation of colonial atrocity, what we need is anti-colonialism.

Yannick Marshall

by Yannick Marshall

Yannick Marshall

Ghana

Ghana's president wants Africa-Europe relationship to change

Nana Akufo-Addo says the continent must 'take our destiny in our own hands' and transform dynamic with Europe.

Ghana's president wants Africa-Europe relationship to change

Opinion

How to truly decolonise the study of Africa

'Epistemic decolonisation' cannot happen in a political vacuum, separated from the African streets.

Robtel Neajai Pailey

by Robtel Neajai Pailey

Robtel Neajai Pailey

United Kingdom

Britain loses UN vote over Chagos islands

Indian Ocean archipelago was at the centre of decades-long dispute over the UK's decision to separate it from Mauritius.