Colonialism made the modern world. Let's remake it

"Decolonise this place!" "Decolonise the university!" "Decolonise the museum!"

In the past few years, decolonisation has gained new political currency - inside the borders of the old colonial powers.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 31, 2020, with the headline 'Colonialism made the modern world. Let's remake it'. Print Edition | Subscribe