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New surveillance powers, custodial restrictions/preventive detention without criminal proceedings or suspicion – in many federal states, state police laws will be tightened in 2018, massively expanding the rights and scope of law enforcement agencies.

Indian writer, diplomat and politician Dr Shashi Tharoor, in his address to the Oxford Union Society, names some of the effects of British colonial policy on the Indian people and economy.

This animated video illustrates a 2010 presentation by education and creativity researcher Ken Robinson on structural and conceptual ills in teaching, learning, and knowledge production.


The series of talks curated by Grada Kilomba invited refugee artists to the Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin between 2015 and 2017. The focus of the 13 talks was the question of how systems of knowledge and representation can be artistically and politically transformed, de-colonized, rewritten.

Names of people from non-Western societies are regularly mispronounced, Europeanized and replaced, or even avoided in use, by members of the majority society in Germany, in Europe, and in the United States.

On her YouTube channel, “Chescaleigh,” Franchesca Ramsey, a Black activist and comedian from New York, tackles different issues that arise from dealing with racism.

On the topic of “Flight, Sex, Discourse,” the educationalist Paul Mecheril gave a guest speech at the New Year’s Reception of the City of Bremen on January 13, 2016.

The United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for 2015 were not achieved.In the video, Boniface Mabanza, expert in development policy, explains the criticism of the failed plans and implementations.