Remembering Dr Walter Rodney

Guest Speaker: Professor Richard Drayton of Kings College, University of London

Born in Guyana, he went to school in Barbados, and was later educated at Harvard, Yale and Oxford. He has taught at Oxford, Virginia, Cambridge and since 2009 at Kings College London, where he is Professor of Imperial and Global History.

He is a leading international figure in the fields of Imperial and Global History, and has held visiting appointments at the École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Harvard University, the Advanced Research Collaborative of the City University of New York, Ludwig Maximilian University and All Souls College, Oxford.

Solidarity with the Palestinian People

Over the last couple of weeks we have seen the brutalisation and open discrimination of the Palestinian people through the forced expulsions in Sheikh Jarrah, the storming of the Al-Aqsa mosque, and the bombing of the Gaza Strip that has killed at least 9 children. These actions are just the latest in Israel’s decades-old oppression of Palestinians. Israel has set out to control as much of the land of historic Palestine as possible and drive as many Palestinians from the land as it can through a process of settler colonialism.

CLS stands in solidarity with those Palestinians who are being forcibly displaced in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood. Palestinians have been thrown onto the streets, forced from their family homes in … Read on ...

Cutlass 18

The latest issue of Cutlass may be downloaded here…

contains articles on:

  • Defence of UWI, its Vice Chancellor and its Reparations Campaign
  • The Windrush Scandal Continues
  • Haïti: Straight out of a Dictator’s Playbook
  • Antigua and Barbuda PM Seeks Reparation from All Souls College
  • Book review: Fight the Fire by Jonathan Neale
  • The Sewell report
  • Belize Unions say No to 10% salary cuts
  • Clapham Common Incident
  • Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill
  • Launch of “How the West Indian Child is Made Educationally Sub-normal…”
  • Tory MP Richard Drax urged to relinquish sugar plantation in Barbados
  • Celebrating the 42nd Anniversary of the Grenadian Revolution
  • Appeal for solidarity with St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • A tribute to Phyllis Coard

And an exclusive article by … Read on ...