Who benefited from the British Empire?
Nadhim Zahawi’s demand that teachers teach about the 'benefits of the British Empire' is not about teaching a balanced view - it's about using history to support the Tories' patriotic narrative, argues John Westmoreland
Conscious barbarism: Pompeo ramps up war on Yemen in final days of Trump administration
Millions more Yemenis are now at risk of starvation because of Pompeo's Houthi terrorist designation, writes Chris Nineham
Disasters, Diseases and History - Counterfire's Lockdown Library
Elaine Graham-Leigh recommends five books to add to Counterfire's Lockdown Library
Hungry Bengal: War, Famine and the End of Empire
demonstrates the central role of imperialism and racism in creating the wartime Bengal famine which killed millions and divided the country, argues Elaine Graham-Leigh