Once, abolitionists had to imagine a world without slavery. Can we similarly envision a world where migrants are offered justice?
The United States tears families apart—during slavery, in the wars against indigenous people and the war on drugs, and, today, at the border.
The US imperialist wars in the Philippines, Korea, Vietnam, and Afghanistan grew from US wars against Indigenous people in the 19th century.
“Solidarity is not a thing. There’s no formula, no exact science. There is ongoing process.”
“Flagged for deportation, I was hurtled into my own little nightmare, an absurdist take on all the immigration tragedies raging across the world.”
The way we talk about history matters. And this is especially true in the case of the Philippines, which, in many ways, served as a laboratory for America’s imperial ...