On Monday, February 25th, the International Court of Justice near-unanimously ruled that the British occupation of the Chagos Islands is illegal. Though it was only an advisory ruling, the ICJ’s More
The seemingly paradoxical relationship between globalization and localism is well-known. On the one hand, the intermixing of cultures, products, values, and ideas wrought by globalization can sometimes feel homogenizing, especially More
Resource extraction and Indigenous rights have once again come into conflict with the construction of a natural gas pipeline through Wet’suwet’en territory in British Columbia. Coastal GasLink, a subsidiary of More
Since the first European settlers arrived in 1534, Crown-Indigenous relations have been tumultuous. Marked by centuries of colonialism, imperialism and forced assimilation, the relationship has been tense at its best. Only More
Introduction: A Case Study in Democratic Deception In February 2016, Trudeau approved the Kinder Morgan pipeline, despite his government’s supposed dedication to adopt and implement the United Nations Declaration on More
Colonialism is not a theoretical problem. Let me clarify this statement: Genocide, dispossession, slavery are not theoretical problems. There is ample historical evidence of the atrocities associated with the More
Nationalism as liberation in the decolonization era.
The Canadian Politics team on the Rise of Nationalism. By Catharina O’Donnell, Olivier Bergeron-Boutin, Jean-Philippe Roch, and Patricia Sibal.
The nation-state is a European construct that was stamped on the Americas through colonial conquest. Because of its centrality to contemporary world politics, it is essential to retrace the theoretical More
Excavating the Right to Indigenous Government