Colonialism

Colonialism is a practice or policy of control by one people or power over other people or areas, often by establishing colonies and generally with the aim of economic dominance. In the process of colonisation, colonisers may impose their religion, language, economics, and other cultural practices on indigenous peoples. The foreign administrators rule the territory in pursuit of their interests, seeking to benefit from the colonised region's people and resources. It is associated but distinct to imperialism.Colonialism is strongly associated with the European colonial period starting with the 15th century when some European states established colonising empires. At first, European …

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PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 1 January 2024 English

Since the year 2020, the five richest men in the world have doubled their fortunes. During the same period, almost five billion people have become poorer. Published by Oxfam International, …

the UBS Global Wealth Report 2023.129 Box 2: Colonialism revisited? Why most of the super-rich still live 122 For Europe, this is very much a legacy of colonialism and empire. By one estimate, the UK extracted colonial period.123 Since the formal end of colonialism, neocolonial relationships with the Global South they have benefitted from hundreds of years of colonialism, the legacy of which continues to this day.141


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 18 February 2023 English

On the 40th anniversary of the horrific Nellie massacre, Rashida Begum recalls the day when thousands of Muslims of Bengal origin were killed in rural central Assam

is decades old and can be traced to British colonialism and the Partition of the Indian subcontinent


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 16 January 2023 English

This report was published by Oxfam International, UK, on January 16, 2023. It was written by Martin-Brehm Christensen, Christian Hallum, Alex Maitland, Quentin Parrinello and Chiara Putaturo –researchers working with …

in low-income countries, often as a legacy of colonialism.156 By reducing wealth concentration, taxation Europe, can be traced back in part to slavery, colonialism and empire.162 Much of today’s distribution


NLA: National Library of Australia · 2023 English

institutions, the Library wrestles with a legacy of colonialism and aspires to a practice that replaces paternalism


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 1 December 2022 English

Oxfam India’s annual publication – Digital Divide: India Inequality Report 2022 – highlights the prevailing inequality in accessing digital technology in India. The report, published in December 2022, emphasises the …

information technology. For example, technology colonialism or techno-capitalism focuses on corporate power


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 1 November 2022 English

Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, the Berlin-based institute engaged in political education, published the Atlas of Migration in November 2022. This report, the second in the series, aims to change global perceptions …

no major city would exist without it. From colonialism into the industrial era, over 100 million people


19 April 2022 English

Aims- To introduce students to the process of working with primary source documents by setting a selection as required reading for a seminar. To encourage students to interrogate the origins …

1857-8: The Instabilities of Gender, Violence, and Colonialism’, Cultural and Social History, 14:4, 463-482


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 1 April 2022 English

This report was published in April 2022 by the Foundation for Agrarian Studies and Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, New Delhi. It presents the results of a study titled "Trends of Public …

in 1947, India became free from the yoke of colonialism, it had an increasingly lopsided agricultural the deteriorating state of agriculture under colonialism were many and complex. Nevertheless, the one


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 27 February 2022 English

This report was published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on February 27, 2022. The IPCC is an intergovernmental body established in 1988 by the World Meteorological Organization, …

historical and ongoing patterns of inequity such as colonialism, and governance31 (high confidence). Approximately historical and ongoing patterns of inequity such as colonialism, especially for many Indigenous Peoples and local


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 17 January 2022 English

The UK-based organisation Oxfam International published this briefing paper concerning the economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on January 17, 2022. The paper was written by Nabil Ahmed, Head of …

historical legacies of racism, including slavery and colonialism.16 This is also expressed by the fact that the World War), and in the wave of liberation from colonialism in many countries, governments must pioneer historical legacies of racism, including slavery and colonialism.142 For example, during the second wave of the the slave trade, of racist policies, and of colonialism. In purely economic terms, Great Britain is duty to provide reparations to survivors of colonialism. Reparations include acts of repair, restitution


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