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A Lasting Stain: Haiti, Colonialism and Coffee
Once the crown jewel of coffee production, Haiti was the world's biggest, most profitable coffee-growing region. However, centuries of neocolonial exploitation and racism turned it into one of the world’s most impoverished nations. A harsh reality where many Haitians struggle to afford the very coffee produced on their own soil.
Merchandizing the Void
Today's kitchen has evolved into a home-based logistics center, replacing the futuristic concept of a computerized kitchen. Yet, at its heart remains an essential operator, often a woman who skillfully manages food flow, display, and distribution, effectively navigating household dynamics.
Five Eyes and Modern Intelligence
Government Communications Headquarters has been at the forefront of British secret statecraft for a hundred years. Born out of the need to support military operations in the First World War, and fought over ever since, today it is the UK’s biggest intelligence, security, and cyber agency, and a powerful tool of the British state.
The Grannies of Shaheen Bagh
Examining contemporary India, the authors witness the ascent of 'Hindutva power,' transforming the exercise of sovereignty and societal predispositions. This Hindu nationalist surge deeply affects not only the democratic political culture but also religious beliefs and practices. Yet, amidst its seeming inevitability, vigorous pro-democracy and anti-fascist dissent persists.
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