Europe’s Colonial Legacies

War & Peace | 16 March 2021 | 0h 27m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with David van Reybrouck about his book Revolusi: Indonesia and the Birth of the Modern World. Examines the Dutch East Indies’ past, places it in a global context, and provides a fuller reckoning of the way Europe has hidden the darkest pages of its colonial history. Argues that exporting Western democracy elsewhere is wrong, suggesting that returning policymaking to citizens might be a better solution.

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