Colonialism Never Ended. It Just Became Capitalism

Still from Burna Boy’s Another Story

Colonialism WAS capitalism. We were colonized by private companies. Sri Lanka still has VoC coins in the soil. People forget that we were colonized and enslaved for profit, not pride. Kings and queens took tribute, most of the theft and brutality was overseen by Boards of Directors…

Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer living in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sign up for my newsletter at www.indi.ca, and you can reach me at indi@indi.ca.

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