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Colonialism is the policy of a country seeking to extend or retain its authority over other people or territories, generally with the aim of economic dominance. The colonising country seeks to benefit from the colonised country or land mass. In the process, colonisers may impose their religion, economics, and medicinal practices on the natives. Colonialism is the relationship of domination of indigenous by foreign invaders where the latter rule in pursuit of their interests


Colonization (or colonisation) is a process by which a central system of power dominates the surrounding land and its components. Colonization refers strictly to migration, for example, to settler colonies in America or Australia, trading posts, and plantations, while colonialism to the existing indigenous peoples of styled “new territories”


adding page this day

John Little (@John_A_Little) tweeted at 10:26 PM on Wed, Jan 29, 2020:
I’m almost done with my PhD in history and if I had to do it again, I’m not sure I would. I’m exhausted. I feel like I’ve spent the last 4.5 years trying to justify why I deserved to be here. If anything, it’s taught me that academia just reinforces settler colonialism.


from andreas weber‘s reality as commons:

Dualism is an invisible colonization of the soul

there is no difference between enclosure, commodification, and colonialization..all attacks on “aliveness”..Therefore, they are also attacks on reality.

making/keeping us .. whales in sea world



stamped from beginning et al

enclosurereality as commons

indigenous peoples

schooling the world ness

howard zinn’s a people’s history

vinay on spiritual colonialism

literacy and numeracy both elements of colonialismlit & num as colonialism

civilization ness

decolonizing methodologies

begs we get back/to an undisturbed ecosystem