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Imperialism
Opinion  /  Published 14.11.18

The war that epitomised the callousness of imperialism

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Bengal famine of 1943, a heart-rending episode in which three million persons died, and which epitomised the callousness of imperialism. The scale of devast...
By Prabhat Patnaik in

Opinion  /  Published 19.08.19

Tokyo-Seoul tiff is not really about trade

Nation states, like four-year-olds, find it hard to admit they are wrong and apologize. Adult intervention often helps, but all Japan and South Korea have is the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, wh...
By Gwynne Dyer in

Opinion  /  Published 05.10.18

Relics of a past that was never ours

The furore in London over the phrase “whiter than white” takes me back more than 60 years to an incident in the lodgings I shared with five or six English boys. We were in our teens, I being the y...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray in

Opinion  /  Published 12.09.19

History wars reflect how Asia is changing

Differing interpretations of a treaty over half a century old, territorial claims and counter claims, anger on the streets, charged political rhetoric underwritten by a deep sense of historical wrong ...
By T.C.A. Raghavan in

Opinion  /  Published 30.01.19

How can we decolonise museums?

Humans alone do not suffer moral dilemmas. Cultural institutions, such as museums, can be confronted with similar predicaments. Consider the decision by three major museums in Britain to ‘relabel’...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 12.04.19

Jallianwala: Flawed argument for apology

Should the son bear the burden of the sins of the father? It is this dilemma — its implications are both philosophical and economic — that lies at the heart of the refusal of States, mostly Europe...
By The Editorial Board in


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