capitalism as planetary gangsterism/pt25

as the world turns, another Haitian president gets eliminated, this time in a hail of bullets..and the world rolls out its usual bullshit, “ohh, pooor Haiti, when will it ever get its shit together?..let us pray”..and the neocolonial beat goes on. The big banana man, as was one of handles, became president and it seemsContinue reading “capitalism as planetary gangsterism/pt25”

capitalism as planetary gangsterism/pt24

buen dia de pandemia mi gente. Just finished my run in morningside park and just now saw breaking news from NYT..”The world’s known coronavirus death toll surpassed four million, as countries struggle with spread of variants and unequal access to vaccines. It took nine months for the virus to claim one million lives, and theContinue reading “capitalism as planetary gangsterism/pt24”

capitalism as planetary gangsterism/pt23

hola mi gente! Viernes social/de pandemia..I’ve been going through a job hunting process, have had several interviews and I can categorically state that the nonprofit industrial complex has become a toxic waste site. From LinkedIn to all the nfp membership organizations, the npic is populated by neoliberal/neocolonial bipocs and closet white supremacists! Que combinacion deContinue reading “capitalism as planetary gangsterism/pt23”

capitalism as planetary gangsterism/pt22

feliz noche de lluvia..saw a headline about some Serbians getting convicted of war crimes by some UN tribunal..also saw the news regarding the death of that bloody thirsty, mass murderer, Donald Rumsfeld, the grotesque, barbaric architect of the invasion of Iraq..one of the most horrific war crimes in modern history..si familia..the only things these gringosContinue reading “capitalism as planetary gangsterism/pt22”

In honor of Nelson Gonzalez, Taino/Afro/Boricua Warrior..

..or as in the movie “Carlito’s Way”..the last of the MoRicans..when your son, George informed me of your passage “al Mundo de la Verdad” I cried..and cried..and cried..(I’m crying now as I write this)..por encima de todo, you were one of the kindest, sweetest, wisest, and prettiest Boricuas I’ve ever encountered..yes, prettiest!!!..those guaracha dancing eyesContinue reading “In honor of Nelson Gonzalez, Taino/Afro/Boricua Warrior..”

capitalism as planetary gangsterism/pt21(morningside park edition)

Happy Tuesday to one and all, I recently returned from my daily 6am/5 mile run through the principal trail of morningside park, feel good, a very meditative experience while listening to los munequitos de matanzas, que chevere! A disturbing and chronic concern regarding the park is the number of homeless folks sleeping there. In naturalContinue reading “capitalism as planetary gangsterism/pt21(morningside park edition)”

capitalism as planetary gangsterism/pt 20

Feliz lunes de pandemia …since my last post on Tuesday I’ve felt dark, formless clouds hovering around the world..esto vas hacer un arroz con culo papa. Before we go there tho, went to this wonderful exhibit at the Met called Arte del Mar- Art of the Early Caribbean..que belleza! To be surrounded by breathtaking artistryContinue reading “capitalism as planetary gangsterism/pt 20”

capitalism as planetary gangsterism/pt20

feliz martes familia..the teachings of the Buddha are called The Lion’s Roar..teachings of unshakeable freedom and fearlessness..the application of these teachings in daily life gives one the opportunity to actually taste that freedom and fearlessness (I speak from the perspective of one who has been slowly acquiring that sweet, sublime taste!..it’s taken 62 years, manyContinue reading “capitalism as planetary gangsterism/pt20”

capitalism as planetary gangsterism/pt19

buenas tardes familia, I just finished reading 2 articles about NYC, the abysmal fiasco of THRIVE NYC, an allegedly innovative initiative toward addressing mental health issues and the class/caste entrenched segregation of its school system..now let me be clear, as a life long New Yorker, I can categorically state that NYC is a global epicenterContinue reading “capitalism as planetary gangsterism/pt19”

capitalism as planetary gangsterism pt18

buenas noches familia, otro sabado social/de pandemia..some more melodramatic telenovela action out of your nation’s capital and beyond..the g7 huddling up in England..see their photo-ops, the whitest cabal of planetary capitalist gangsters (yes, the Japanese are Asia’s crackers)..the g7 is responsible for the ongoing economic underdevelopment/rape of the global south, its people and abundantly richContinue reading “capitalism as planetary gangsterism pt18”