America’s Backyard: Puerto Rico (Video)

Via PressTV.. In 1904, President Theodore Roosevelt declared that the United States had to intervene in the internal affairs of Latin America. In his own words: “If any South American country misbehaves it should be spanked.” All US presidents that succeeded him have, in lesser or greater measure, continued to exercise their perceived right over […]

‘Gentrification is the new colonialism’…

Via.. It’s no secret that Bushwick’s been fiercely gentrifying for some time now, having won the approval of both Vogue and SantaCon organizers over the years. But one lifelong resident is so sick of watching developers try to push her and her neighbors out that she’s decided to wage war with the visual power of […]