Lee Kuan Yew as Commonwealth statesman

By Dr Ruth Craggs, lecturer in human geography, King’s College London. Politicians and diplomats from around the world have begun to offer tributes this week as it was announced that Singapore’s founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew died on Monday, 23 March 2015. Lee led the People’s Action Party from 1959 and governed Singapore for… Continue reading Lee Kuan Yew as Commonwealth statesman

Colin Samson on ‘The Maple Leaf and Aboriginal Land Claims’

Canada’s National Flag Day (15th February) is a good time to consider what this nation itself might mean to the men and women whose ancestors knew no flags. The maple leaf is of course an emblem that identifies something called ‘Canada,’ a state, society, landscape, ethos and multiple institutions with which millions of Canadians proudly… Continue reading Colin Samson on ‘The Maple Leaf and Aboriginal Land Claims’