As long as we have countries that are willing to receive these illicit monies, then it [corruption] will keep happening
Peaceful social change starts with landmark actions that receive international attention and change public perceptions.
I am an economic migrant without the luxury of choice. I am not ready for Kenya yet so I must wake up, put my makeup on and take up my station by the dialysis machines.
This third part of the Unhistories series covers some of the figures who shaped the fight on both sides among Kenyans and the British, and introduces members from the Mau Mau War Veterans Association and their stories.
This second part of the Unhistories series covers the ‘prohibited areas’ where the fighting took place, the mobile gallows, the trials, torture, and prisons.
The British army did not investigate five bush fires its soldiers sparked in Kenya weeks before they ignited an even larger inferno that destroyed thousands of acres of East African wildlife reserve and left one man dead.
Through its network of tax havens, the UK is the fulcrum of a system that benefits the rich and powerful.
Alfie Hancox writes how the apparently progressive post-war government in the UK which delivered unprecedented social security simultaneously undermined progressive political futures in the Global South – national liberation movements for land and resource sovereignty were thwarted. Hancox reveals Labour’s Aneurin Bevan’s role in deepening British imperialism.
An official UK report on racism is ‘consistent with the radical historical amnesia and vicious revisionism of Caribbean and African history by the British far right’.
In another part of the fragile, crisis-prone, first world nation, the supreme court in the state of Minnesota, where nearly half of all women and girls experience sexual violence in their lifetime with most victims suffering their first sexual assault before turning 25, has ruled that rape of unconscious women is not necessarily forbidden.
International concern is growing following yet another wave of ethnic killings in the troubled, banana-exporting US republic. On Monday, a gunman said to be of Midwestern appearance killed 10 people at a supermarket in the white tribal heartland of Colorado, where mass shootings have become part of the traditional culture. This happened less than a […]
A campaign of destruction and concealment of historical records, as well as the creation of an entrenched personality cult around the Queen, has led to the widespread romanticization of the imperial past.