We still think of progress largely in Western terms
Recognizing the hypocrisy
The roles of colonialism and decolonization have not sufficiently been addressed in our contemporary...
'Britain, Europe and America - and Africa - have to confront their history'
Public figures and their monuments must be subject to re-interrogation
It is important to record the true history, and not just the story of the victors
How Britain got rich by robbing our ancestors
At the core of all imperial rule was the belief that the rulers were superior to the ruled
Can’t we just be individuals? No, because our institutions fail
The colonial era strengthened the power of “Big Men” – powerful local leaders –...
A riposte to Myanmar’s Office of the State Counsellor
What is the point of economic progress if you can’t help the Rohingya?
Aamer Rahman is not a reverse racist, but he could be. All he needs is a time machine
The Queen’s servant worships the ground the Queen walks on, and even kisses her feet. A fact that repeatedly...
How did South Asia come to be what it is?
The Balfour Declaration was a letter sent on 2 November 1917 from British Foreign Secretary Arthur James...
No matter how challenging the world becomes, there is still hope