Thursday, April 26, 2012

New Monbiot

The latest from George Monbiot:
Deny the British empire's crimes? No, we ignore them

2 comments:

  1. The West should not forget what we did to people under colonial rule under any circumstances, because for those people that history is recent, real and ever-present. We cannot hope to understand people who were colonised if we forget that the colonisation happened.

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  2. We shouldn't forget either the colonization of Africa particularly North Africa from Islam in the century after Mohammed's death. That has left a huge legacy in the continent and one that continues to be played out in civil war and atrocities. Hard to think now that Egypt was not always an Arab country.

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