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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 3–7.
Published: 01 June 2017
... World Policy Journal asked experts from Canada, Kenya, Australia, and Chile how colonialism impedes justice for indigenous peoples. Unsurprisingly, these legal battles have intensified the conflict and the Mapuche people’s demands for political autonomy. It’s clear that the state’s targeted...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 77–84.
Published: 01 December 2014
... first day in school, as British colonials refused to engage with the autonomy of South African culture. Similarly, a recent Moroccan law stipulates that first names must have “a Moroccan character.” Compound names like “Mohamed Salem,” common only among Sahrawis, are now illegal in the disputed...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 22–28.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Hassen Hussein; Mohammed Ademo At the Battle of Adwa, in 1896, Emperor Menelik II routed the invading Italian army. For some in Ethiopia, this event is a proud symbol of black resistance against European colonial rule. But writers Hassen Hussein and Mohammed Ademo argue the glorification of Menelik...
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World Policy Journal (2007) 24 (2): 81–84.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Forrest D. Colburn Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi has a distinguished history in the politics of what has long been known as the “Third World,” most of which were once beleaguered colonies of Europe. After the Asian-African Conference in Bandung, Indonesia, in 1955—the first coming together...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 94–105.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... Earlier that day, the court ruled that three elderly Kenyans who were tortured and abused by British colonial officers in the 1950s can move forward with their claims against the British government. In dismissing the objections of the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) that today’s Britain...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 63–69.
Published: 01 June 2018
... buildings facing Abdel Kader’s raised scimitar. The monumental substitution now distracts from the severe infrastructural neglect in both traditional Muslim districts and in the colonial neighborhoods of contemporary Algiers. When the French left Algeria after 132 years of colonial rule, they left...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 39–45.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., “One kilometer means another language, half a kilometer means another language … na which one we go speak?” According to a 2010 UNESCO report, the number of indigenous languages in Africa ranges from 1,000 to 2,500. After the 19th century scramble for Africa, colonial governments also overlaid three...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 5–11.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the journey across the Atlantic. “Escaping racism in the U.S., I was certain I would find freedom in Europe, especially in France—with its liberté, égalité, fraternité. So I made my way to France, but instead of the freedom I sought, I found racism linked to colonialism. I did not find freedom in France...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 70–80.
Published: 01 December 2011
... formalized their control over most of the continent in the 19th and 20th centuries, they often instituted land codes that took little or no account of existing land tenure practices. Post-colonial states—due to weakness or corruption—generally failed to reform tenure systems, and the aftershocks...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 33–42.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Institute Mesquita Central de Lisboa, Lisbon Mosque Mesquita Central de Lisboa, Lisbon Mosque Photo: Rui Ornelas Lisbon—Mamadu Indjai has given up on Europe and is heading home to the former Portuguese colony of Guinea-Bissau. The 55-year-old West African has spent the past 19 years...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 13–20.
Published: 01 June 2002
... objections to this Mediterranean by acquiring Cyprus at the simplistic parallel. The first is that nine­ Conference of Berlin, the colonial secretary, teenth-century Britain commanded nothing Lord Carnarvon, asked his civil servants if remotely akin to the current American m ili­ they knew...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (1): 79–87.
Published: 01 March 2001
... 1885 and lently problematic since the demise of Brit­ 1912, King Leopold’s private army, com­ ish colonial rule. For that matter, I knew posed primarily of African conscripts led by next to nothing about the mechanics of European officers, shot, starved, and worked British colonial rule...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 112–122.
Published: 01 September 2015
... but failed state. The goal of this triumvirate is the creation of a common African currency, the afro, to unite what are today 42 different currencies. As a legacy of the colonial era, there are two multi-national currencies—the Western and Central CFA franc. Still, the GDP of each of these two sets...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
... power constructs the groundwork for civilization must have been familiar to the members of Monty Python—all of whom were educated at British institutions that once trained men to rule the colonies. In its celebration of empire, the scene says nothing about how these collateral benefits were first...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 11–14.
Published: 01 December 2017
... and friendship that were being signed in North America between settlers and Indigenous peoples during the 16th and 17th centuries, te Tiriti was explicitly about governance. It also reflected an idea that was rare in English colonial documents—that sovereignty must be ceded, and could not be assumed...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 17 (4): 25–32.
Published: 01 December 2001
... history and that this has simply vanished idly judged in the context of European and from Kissinger’s account. At worst, such North American imperialism, decoloniza­ attitudes can approach a kind of racism, as tion, and neo-colonialism. Pre-1917 impe­ in the conservative political commentator...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of the planet’s biodiversity, a fact taken up by Roberto Múkaro Borrero in his provocative piece on colonialism and climate justice in the Caribbean. They also account for about 15 percent of the world’s poor, which, as Tuareg poet Hawad observes in his short essay on migration, can make Native populations...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2012
... long had a fraught relationship—from Europe’s first penetration of the so-called “Dark Continent” by 15th century explorers to the colonial era when a host of western powers—Britain, France, Belgium, Germany, Portugal, and Spain—sent their legions and traders to conquer and enslave. Even today...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 47–56.
Published: 01 December 2014
... own problems. WPJ: So these small European countries, are they better off as part of Europe? Soares: Portugal is a full member of the CPLP. But we always have been Europeans and while our destiny may be connected with our former colonies, we are still Europeans. We became a country five...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 30–34.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Indigenous people and Africans—to fund his colonial enterprise. Colón initiated the trans-Atlantic slave trade and supervised shipments of Indigenous peoples from the Caribbean to Europe. It was this ground-zero encounter, this tragic meeting of the so-called Old and New Worlds, that altered the course...
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