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How the U.S. Border Arrived in Kenya

Todd Miller The Border Chronicle
A look at U.S. border externalization, the death it has caused, and the art of negotiating and resisting borders in Maasailand.

British Genocide in Kenya: Time for a Reckoning

Mehdi Alavi Fair Observer
During the colonial era, Britain routinely committed ethnic cleansing and applied genocidal policies in Kenya. It is time Britain apologized and paid reparations to millions of Kenyans who suffered under British rule.

The Joy of the South: We Were Not Born To Suffer

Javier Tolcachier Pressenza
We were not born to suffer, neither Argentines, nor French, nor any other human being on this earth. We were born precisely for the opposite, to free ourselves increasingly from all pain and suffering by humanising the world, which should be the central goal of our existence.

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Jazz Musician Esperanza Spalding To Depart Harvard

Paton D. Roberts and Eric Yan The Harvard Crimson
I am no longer willing to endorse a cultural norm whereby artists & artist-educators passively participate-in, and benefit-from institutions born and bolstered through the justification..or practice of exploiting and destroying Black and Native life

Let Puerto Rico Be Free (Long Article)

Jaquira Díaz The Atlantic
The only just future for my home is not statehood, but full independence from the United States. But the future of a free Puerto Rico doesn’t need to be utopian, or easy, to be just.

Why Are American Samoans Not American Citizens?

Edward Hunt Foreign Policy in Focus
In a recently published brief, the Justice Department claimed that residents of U.S. territories do not have a right to U.S. citizenship under the Constitution.

Tidbits – Sept. 15, 2022 – Reader Comments: Women’s Vote Key in November Elections; Aretha Franklin; Angela Davis; Clean Environment; Chile, Ukraine War; Legacy of Violence: History of British Empire; Barbara Dane Book Launch; Cartoons; More…

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Reader Comments: Women's Vote Key in November Elections; Aretha Franklin; Angela Davis; Getting a Clean and Safe Environment; Chile, Ukraine War; Legacy of Violence: History of the British Empire; Barbara Dane Book Launch; Cartoons; more....
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