colonialism

australia day, invasion day

January 26: Australia Day or Invasion Day?

Article
Georgia McAlpine
28/01/2019
15 minutes to read

In recent years, January 26th has been the date to celebrate Australia as a nation. But looking back on history, and its meaning for Indigenous Australians as the date of colonial invasion, there is a growing movement to abolish or move the day.

Weidel - AfD - racism

Colonial amnesia, the rise of the right and everyday racism

Column
Ana Deumert
26/10/2017
4 minutes to read

Ana Deumert does not believe that the success of the AfD can be explained as a strutural break. On the contrary, it reflects something which has always been there: white supremacy, racism and, its repressed cousin, colonial amnesia.