10 09, 2017

Nostalgia for Empire !

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Because of the rise in empire nostalgia, knowing the truth about the brutality of empire is important. Our schools don’t teach empire and most Brits know little and what they do know is coloured by ideas of benevolent patriarchy.  In

1 09, 2017

Let’s stop labelling people!

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India's lost emperor Ashoka set about governing India by moral force alone!  He renounced violence including the death penalty and this was Before Christ !  Ashoka turned Buddhism from a minor sect into a world religion but  his name was cleansed

15 08, 2017

The Partition of India

By |August 15th, 2017|Categories: History|0 Comments

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05b5fdg It’s a welcome change for the BBC to focus on the partition of India. For too long the only history we get is the Tudors, WW1 and WW2.   Almost ignored  are the Industrial Revolution and  the Empire which

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