Outer Space Treaties Didn't Anticipate the Privatization of Space Travel. Can They Be Enforced?
If human civilization begins to expand into space, will colonists feel loyalty to their country, their planet, or Elon Musk?
'The Romance of Believing in Justice': On Arundhati Roy's New Book of Essays
Roy's essays about the environmental and human costs of late-capitalist development read as dispatches from a recent past that will also be our future.
'It's Amazing Tatau's Persisted': How Samoan Tattooing Withstood Colonialism
As missionaries spread across the South Pacific, they attempted to wipe out local tattooing traditions—but they failed in Samoa.
How the Green New Deal Can Avoid Climate Colonialism
The initiative will not meet any definition of climate justice if it becomes the next chapter in a long history of U.S. industrial policies that have oppressed people.
Black Belt Eagle Scout Writes Songs About Heartbreak and Post-Colonial Anger
The indie musician uses her wistful rock music to explore, and reclaim, her indigenous and queer identity.
Inside Zambia's Effort to Bring One of Its Most Iconic Archeological Discoveries Back Home
In a rare move, Britain is considering returning the remains of the Rhodesian Man, the earliest human fossil found in Africa, to its home country.
How 'Colony' Dramatizes Possibilities for Resisting Fascism
Can science fiction help American viewers to empathize with occupied peoples?
For Native Peoples the California Dream Is Only a Myth
A long, tortured history with colonizers makes the conventional aspirations of success not applicable to California Indians.
Understanding India's Case for Colonial Reparations
Do egregious events from world history—specifically colonialism—warrant some sort of official reparations and, if so, what would these look like?