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colonialism

Breaking the silence of the Lebanese civil war

Daniele Rugo, Abi Weaver: About a War

THE WAR IN LEBANON: About a War shows how understanding history can contribute to reconciliation and progress in a society where it is still taboo to talk about the past.

Colonial voyeurism re-visited

Mischa Hedinger: African Mirror

: It is difficult to determine whether the documentary African Mirror – based solely on archival material – will rehabilitate a colonial consciousness, criticize colonialism or rather is an essayistic nostalgia for the colonial gaze.

Water management mismanagement

Matthew Vitz: A City on a Lake. Urban Political Ecology and the Growth of a City

: The water sources of Mexico City, one of the world's largest cities, are running dry. This is the story of a foretold disaster.

Spain's fascist shadow sites

: Spain's Juan Carlos I was without his own property when he became monarch in 1975. In 2012, his fortune was estimated at 1800 million euros. Where does all the money come from?