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Towards a postcolonial revolution

After the gradual separation from the European Union and the collapse of the neoliberal system, the ultimate cause for the environmental and humanitarian catastrophes that would follow, the need for political, economic and social restructuring, acquired a new urgency, at the same time as a process redistribution and compensation began to take place throughout the world

The class antagonism taken to its last consequences, unleashed a migratory wave such as had not been seen since the dawn of humanity, far exceeding the administrative capacity of the Western powers to contain and alleviate the profound impact generated by the migratory crises of the early 21st century. Thus, the incipient communities made up of the populations of the former European colonies gradually began to take control of the main cities of the western territories, forming various confederative entities (made up mostly of municipal organizations) such as the current Confederation of the Former Colonies of the British Empire (CFCBE), the Union of Latin American Municipalities (ULAM), or The Fourth International Commune (FIC).

However, despite the absolute triumph of the revolutionary process, the new communities had to deal with the negligence of the extinct powers, whom, faced with demands for retribution and equity, undertook a series of actions against the unifying principles in order to contain the transformational movement, which resulted in the vain aempt to establish a division of powers, constituted by a Europe of “systems”…

– Original text written for one of the interventions made on the book ‘Grandes Acotencimientos del SIglo XX’, taken from a public library in Mexico City, 2019.

Mnemonics for the Future is a series of interventions on public libraries books related to the history of the British Empire. Aempting to reverse the colonial process through fictional scenarios, the series relate to themes of emancipation, revolution, and utopia, posing the following fictional scenario: What if the almost 200 former colonies of the Empire would take control of the British Isles (England)?