The History Of Hong Kong, Britain’s Colonial Legacy. Fast Forward To 2019

By Larry Romanoff, Globalresearch.ca -

The reason Hong Kong was seized by England, on orders of Queen Victoria, was that Sassoon needed a logistics, warehousing, and distribution base for his opium operations. Similarly, the founding [...]

Protectors Of Mauna Kea Are Fighting Colonialism, Not Science

By Julianne Tveten, Fair.org -

Thousands of Native Hawaiians and their supporters have been congregating since July 15 at the base of Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano and mountain on the island of Hawaii. Known in Hawaiian as [...]

Puerto Rico’s Crisis Is Not Only Puerto Rican

By Jesus Arboleya Cervera, Progreso Weekly -

In the rush to replace disgraced and discredited Governor Ricardo Rossello a  astruggle broke out questioning the appointment of Pedro Pierluisi as his replacement and on August 7 the Puerto Rico [...]

Monroeism Is The Other Side Of Jim Crow, The Side Facing South

By Frederick B. Mills, Council On Hemispheric Affairs -

This Forum of São Paulo of Washington DC marks a significant step forward in building North-South solidarity on behalf of economic and social justice throughout the hemisphere and respect for the [...]

Notes From A Caribbean Colony In Turmoil

By Manuel Otero, Counterpunch.org -

From what I gather from the US press coverage, the recent events here have been portrayed as something close to a popular insurrection that got rid of an arrogant, inept and corrupt colonial [...]

End Colonialism, Support Self-Determination, Correct Historical Wrongs

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The results of centuries of US empire, which began with Manifest Destiny that crossed the North American continent and grew into a global empire, are coming home to roost in Puerto Rico and [...]

Mauna Kea Protests Aren’t New. They’re Part Of A Long Fight Against Colonialism.

By Maile Arvin, Truthout.org -

Something big and beautiful is happening in Hawaiʻi. Currently, hundreds of Native Hawaiians and allies are camped at the base of Mauna Kea, a mountain located on Moku o Keawe, or Hawaiʻi Island. [...]

Colonialism Is What’s Wrong With Puerto Rico

By Nellie Bailey and Glen Ford, Blackagendareport.com -

Progressive Puerto Ricans hope the mass protests that have rocked the colonized island will result in more than just the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosello, said Daniel Vila, a veteran New [...]

By Not Investigating The U.S. For War Crimes, The International Criminal Court Shows Colonialism Still Thrives In International Law

By Helyeh Doutaghi and Jay Ramasubramanyam, Theconversation.com -

On April 5, the United States revoked the visa of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) chief prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, for her attempts to open an investigation into alleged war crimes [...]

Pirates Of The Caribbean – Stealing Haiti’s Future By Repeating Colonialist History

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

As the world rightfully demands no sanctions, no coup and no war on Venezuela, another crime scene rife with US fingerprints demands our attention. Kevin Pina joins us to talk about the ongoing [...]

Governments’ Failures On Climate Spur New Actions

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

There is a lot of enthusiasm for the new climate change effort in the UK, the Extinction Rebellion. Launched on October 31, the Extinction Rebellion calls for mass nonviolent, disruptive actions [...]

Democracy, Class And The Fight Against Recolonization

Having lost Eurasia, the US elites and their allies have focused much more attention on Latin America and the Caribbean in order to re-consolidate their absolute control of the region's [...]

Puerto Rico Tribunal Verdict: U.S. Is Guilty Of Crimes Against Humanity

By Puerto Rico Tribunal. -

New York, NY - Internationally recognized human rights activists and social movement leaders participated in the Emergency International People’s Tribunal on U.S. Colonial Crimes in Puerto Rico. [...]

In Latest Fit Of Censorship, Facebook Deletes Video Detailing Brutal Legacy Of Christopher Columbus

By Jon Queally, Commondreams.org -

With nothing but a vague "violation of community standards" note and offering no ability to appeal the decision, Facebook has once again blocked a piece of critical journalism—this time a short [...]

Time To Abolish Columbus Day

By Bill Bigelow, www.zinnedproject.org -

By Bill Bigelow for Teaching A People's History, Once again this year many schools will pause to commemorate Christopher Columbus. Given everything we know about who Columbus was and what he [...]