Published in: Home: OpinionBarbados has thrown off its colonial shackles. Now the real change must come
Barbados has removed the Queen as its head of state, as it begins a new national journey to remove any lingering...
Published in: PodcastsPodcast: Is capitalism racist?
With Black Lives Matter protests raging around the world, the latest ourVoices documentary asks how we can build an...
Published in: openDemocracyUK: OpinionHenry Dundas, empire and genocide
Suggesting that ‘the uncrowned King of Scotland’ worked to end slavery, rather to entrench it, is irresponsible...
Colston has fallen. Who’s next?
The UK has honoured many slavers, plunderers and perpetrators of massacres. Here’s a list of some more candidates...
Published in: ourEconomy: OpinionDevelopment: a failed project
It’s time to abandon development and think about postdevelopment instead.
Slavery and the law
There have been laws about slavery since the birth of our legal system. Whilst they might need to be tidied up, the...
Slavery and the African empire - an unfamiliar history
For centuries, much of Europe was integrated into a vast African empire. Yet we refuse to fully understand our...