Posts Tagged ‘George Orwell’

A Long Read – capitalism and slavery, the past intrudes


The Guardian reports on an upcoming documentary on slavery and Britain’s role by the BBC, one of that corporation’s strengths, The history of British slave ownership has been buried: now its scale can be revealed.

As lead-in to the British role and experience, David Olusoga takes a brief look at genealogy, history and the US celebrity. (more…)