colonialism

Struggle for the Land: Racism, Class, and Solidarity in the Six Nations Land Reclamation

Douglas Creek Estates

As the Community Friends suggest, the days when the Canadian government or non-Native vigilantes could drive First Nations people off their land must come to an end. Yet as events, including the police raid and the Citizens' Alliance rallies, have shown, throughout the period of the Douglas Creek reclamation, making those days history cannot be taken for granted and will require much organizing and planning over the part that might be played by non-Native allies.

Queerphobia in Vietnam

A flag that represents your gender, sexuality, and humanity

Is queerphobia in Vietnam a mere product of colonialism, and does it matter?

The Class Struggle in Africa - Samir Amin

The Class Struggle in Africa - Samir Amin

In this 1964 pamphlet, Samir Amin surveys the development of classes and class relations in Africa from the earliest village communities to the neo-colonial formations of his present day. He critiques attempts to transpose traditional European Marxist analyses onto the history of Africa and surveys the prospects for socialism on the continent while expressing scepticism of those who would 'socialist form' to pre-capitalist African social relations.

Makhan Singh: British colonial office report

Makhan Singh report

A declassified British government report on Kenyan Asian revolutionary Makhan Singh, discussing the end of his deportation order in 1961.

Caribbean women and the black community

Race Today Women on the collective struggles by Caribbean women in Britain. Published in April, 1975.

Stanley’s exploits, or, civilising Africa

David Nicoll berates Stanley and his cheerleaders in the press who thought that massacring Africans in the cause of ‘civilising’ them was a price worth paying!

Nkrumah and the Ghana Revolution

CLR James' collection of essays on Nkrumah and the Ghana Revolution.

To Sir, With Love - E. R. Braithwaite (1959)

An excerpt from Guyanese-born novelist E. R. Braithwaite's 'To Sir, With Love' describing his disillusionment in the mother country.

Colonialism, Two-Spirit identity and the logics of white supremacy

Phoenix Singer on the physical and cultural repression of indigenous Two-Spirit people by Euro-American colonialism.

Hyperbole and horror: hijras and the British imperial state in India

Onni Gust on the British criminalisation of the Indian Hijras who did not fit the white colonial gender binary.