Indian MP Shashi Tharoor talks to Jon Snow on Channel 4 News about British colonial misdeeds and their echoes today. Subscribe for more identity politics: bit.ly/LtASif.
‘Britain destroyed India through looting, expropriation – and outright theft – all conducted in a spirit of deep racism and amoral cynicism.’ One man’s blistering critique of our colonialist past by one of the world’s leading diplomats. Shashi Tharoor, now an Indian MP, has just published his latest book on the iniquities of the British Empire. And its themes have echoes today.