Colonial Crimes

Sati Orientalism

Sati: Reversing and reframing the colonial gaze

The most effective way to destroy a people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history. –George Orwell  (1903-1950) Knowledge  and power are two sides of the…




Colonizers were monsters in their own time

The nine-year-olds taken as sex slaves by Christopher Columbus were not like ‘this is a great guy’. While they were being raped or beaten and thrown overboard, they certainly knew that these men were…





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Thoughts on The Idol Thief

Colonialism and imperialism, as the leftists would often argue, continues to manifest itself in many ways, even as the colonies are long gone. A fundamental manifestation in today’s times are…