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”

capitalism as planetary gangsterism pt17

“we are what we think..with our thoughts we make the world.” -The Buddha..so, the big news hidden in plain sight, the world’s billionaire class (populated by muchos gringos) don’t pay taxes!!! I still remember Bloomberg’s response during a presidential candidate debate, regarding the amassing of soo much fucking wealth by one fucking person..”I earned it!”hahahahahahahahaha..hahahahahahahaha!!!..whatContinue reading “capitalism as planetary gangsterism pt17”

capitalism as planetary gangsterism pt16..

thich nhat hanh, a simple buddhist monk with a revolutionary spirit that proclaims “my friends, the Buddha of mindfulness shines near and shines far..” the united states of america is the epicenter of planetary gangsterism. the president, vice president, every member of the house of representatives and the senate are planetary gangsters..from Covid-19 apartheid toContinue reading “capitalism as planetary gangsterism pt16..”

capitalism as planetary gangsterism pt15..

my Memorial Day muse..Brigadier General Smedley D. Butler was the gringo’s military machine’s most decorated soldier. He led gringo marine troops in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, overseeing imperialist incursions throughout the Global South. From Cuba to Puerto Rico to Mexico to the Dominican Republic to Haiti to Nicaragua to China and toContinue reading “capitalism as planetary gangsterism pt15..”

capitalism as planetary gangsterism pt14..

reflecting further upon the buddhist precept of impermanence, the unsustainable trajectory of capitalism renders the necessity of its dismantling..can we move past marx, lenin, et al and forge a pathway of liberation that is void of euro/gringolandia bullshit..the global south and turtle island are repositories of ancestral wisdom..this wisdom can be used to create aContinue reading “capitalism as planetary gangsterism pt14..”

capitalism as planetary gangsterism pt13..

as I read the writings of the iconic vietnamese buddhist priest, thich nhat hanh, i feel his words of mindfulness and compassion as healing salves..this world, Mother Earth, is indescribably wonderous and beautiful..even the dirty streets of Harlem (yes, they could use un depojo, una limpieza con mistolin)..this brown little man schooled mlk on theContinue reading “capitalism as planetary gangsterism pt13..”