Colonialism
Biden vows to intervene militarily in Taiwan if China “invades”

President Biden’s recent comments about defending Taiwan in case of a mainland invasion are unusually militaristic, even for the United States

Blaise Compaoré convicted for the murder of revolutionary Burkinabé leader Thomas Sankara

The trial of Compaoré for the murder of revolutionary Thomas Sankara lasted six months and 100 witnesses testified against him and 13 others.

UK’s anti-refugee immigration bill rejected in House of Lords again and other stories

Today we look at rising deaths of asylum seekers in the Mediterranean, the conviction of Burkinabe officials in the killing of Thomas Sankara, and more

Colonial states continue to deny the impact of slavery

Historian Sumangala Damodaran and NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha discuss the demands for reparations and justice that emerged in Jamaica when members of the British royal family arrived for a visit

Failed social experiment - Denmark Denmark offers official apology for racist social experiment on Greenlanders

As part of a social experiment program in 1951, the Danish government sent 22 Inuit children from Greenland to Denmark. Many of them remained separated from their families, lost their mother tongue and struggled with identity issues, facing severe trauma throughout their lives

Sudanese forces kill protestors; march for Indigenous women in Canada and other stories

Today we look at the 18th round of anti-coup mass protests in Sudan, the annual march for Indigenous women, trans and Two Spirit people in Canada, and more

Indigenous anti-pipeline protestors face renewed threats in Canada and other stories

Today we look at new threats facing Wet’suwet’en water protectors in Canada, the killing of a Palestinian man by Israeli forces in the West Bank, and more

London’s iconic medical research university grapples with structural racism

Staff and students of color are under-represented at the senior level, have fewer prospects of getting promotions, and are more likely to be employed on short-and-fixed-term contracts, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine’s own review report concluded

Report finds Canadian TRC’s major calls to action still unaddressed and other stories

Today we look at a report on the Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action, France’s withdrawal from the Timbuktu military base in Mali, and more

US observes first official Indigenous Peoples’ Day

In what many are considering a symbolic gesture, US president Joe Biden signed a proclamation to nationally recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Imperialism then and now: [3] Capital relocation, inequality, encroachment and protracted crisis

Prabhat Patnaik shows that as capital is relocated, real wages do not rise, inequality widens, and global demand is suppressed

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