The following article is a slightly modified version of a paper i had previously written during my Ph.D studies.
Introduction: War on the Border
Today many euro-amerikan citizens of the united states on both sides of the political spectrum are growing increasingly concerned about high rates of migration from México and other Latin Amerikan states south of the Kótsoi River (Rio Grande/Río Bravo del Norte). This phenomena is perhaps seen most spectacularly within the current juncture by the mass swell of support by “everyday” settlers for the white supremacist, borderline-fascist candidacy of Donald Trump for the amerikan presidency. Continue reading Strangers in Their Own Land: Lineages of the Conquest of Aztlán
The purpose of this short article is an attempt to put pen to paper regarding a number of thoughts that have been working themselves out in my head recently about the default Eurocentrism of the North amerikan left and the necessity for a genuinely anti-colonial position as a point of correction. I have been attempting to work out these ideas for myself regarding just what exactly such a position would look like, so please keep in mind that this is a work in progress.
Additionally, this article kicked off a bit of a series. Please check out the various follow up pieces here, here and here. Continue reading The ABCs of Decolonization
Recently on the social networking websites debate has arisen among north amerikan settler communists, socialists and other assorted “leftists” on the legacy of William Sherman, a leading general of the northern states during the inter-settler civil war in the united states in the 1860s. Those who uphold Sherman’s legacy do so on the basis of his supposedly progressive role in leading the military defeat of the southern planter capitalist states (often misrepresented as a kind of feudalism or other pre-capitalist social formation) by the northern industrial capitalist states. Others needless to say have been critical of it. Continue reading General William Sherman: Some Thoughts from a Radical Indigenist