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Britain's former colonies should stop blaming the empire for their ills

Thursday 17 November 2011, 6.45pm

Britain's former colonies should stop blaming the empire for their ills

An Intelligence Squared Debate

The British Empire has a mixed legacy. On the plus side we brought railways, the rule of law and the English language, the world’s lingua franca, to far-flung places. But it's...

Beware of the Dragon: Africa must not look to China

Monday 28 November 2011, 6.45pm

Beware of the Dragon: Africa must not look to China

We all know that the Chinese are the neo-colonialists of Africa. They’ve plundered the continent of its natural resources, tossing aside any concern for human rights and doing...

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