The Colonial Blame Game

Before I pen my contribution to the current Oxford-centred debate over the evils/benefits of the British Empire – see my last post – here is one I prepared earlier. It’s on a slightly different issue, and arises out of another controversy – about ‘compensation’ for colonial wrongs – but it bears on this one too. In case you missed it: https://bernardjporter.com/2016/02/04/imperial-blame/.

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2 Responses to The Colonial Blame Game

  1. Just read in The Guardian that there are “15 governments outside the UK where the Queen is also the head of state, and …. 36 other nations of the Commonwealth for whom she has served as a symbolic figurehead”. The remnants of Empire are proving to be very durable.

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