The Monroe Doctrine remains in full effect

30.07.2018 Written by Paul Craig Roberts; Originally appeared on paulcraigroberts.org The United States government has never allowed independent governments in Latin America. Every time people elect a government that represents them instead of US economic interests, Washington overthrows the elected government. Marine General Smedley Butler told us this as have many others. There is no doubt about […]

via Paul Craig Roberts: “The United States Is The Only Remaining Colonial Power” — Uprootedpalestinians’s Blog

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Hampton U moves to new Collegiate sports conference

William Harvey will always be proud of Hampton University’s standing as a historically black institution. Founders established the school three years after the Civil War to educate former slaves and train teachers. Booker T. Washington studied there and Rosa Parks worked there. But Harvey, Hampton’s president since 1978, is equally proud of the university’s Proton…

via Hampton U. Moves To New Conference, Plans To Still Embrace Its HBCU Heritage — The Rickey Smiley Morning Show

Thoughts on paper

sx salon 28 is now available online. Please see their introduction and table of contents below. Introduction Between mass media reports and social media reporting on the vulnerabilities and disasters of global proportions today, it is difficult to believe that literature, and literature about literature, still deserves our energy and attention. In the midst of the […]

via sx salon, issue 28 Available NOw — Repeating Islands

Puerto Rico in history, then and now

Puerto Rico’s history always starts with Christopher Columbus’ invasion and colonization of Puerto Rico in 1493. History books treat Puerto Rico as if it did not exist prior to 1493, as if the island was some kind of phantom that magically manifested itself in 1493, without a history. In reality, Puerto Rico (or Borikén as […]

via Native American Heritage in Puerto Rico — Bohemia Borinqueña