Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Display:
probably, iirc colonialism was never conceived as an altruistic project

keep to the Fen Causeway
by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Fri Dec 21st, 2018 at 09:20:32 PM EST
[ Parent ]
Often justified as one though.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Sun Dec 23rd, 2018 at 02:08:52 PM EST
[ Parent ]
In the sense that the people often justified it on altruistic grounds.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Sun Dec 23rd, 2018 at 02:54:25 PM EST
[ Parent ]
yes, we built India's railways, doncha know.

It might have worked even 60 years ago, but I doubt even most Tories believe that (Boris and Jacob obviously excepted)

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Mon Dec 24th, 2018 at 08:53:35 PM EST
[ Parent ]
I have really bad news for you.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Wed Dec 26th, 2018 at 01:53:41 AM EST
[ Parent ]

Display:

Occasional Series