Colonialism

Besieged Puerto Rico gov goes silent amid effort to oust him

2 hours ago   |   ABC News

In the Spanish colonial fortress that serves as his official residence, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is under siege
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Colonie landfill operator buys nearby property

4 hours ago   |   Times Union

The operators of the town landfill have expanded their footprint but not in a way that appears to be enlarging the amount of trash that will be accepted there. Capital Region...
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A South Korean Man Died After Setting Himself on Fire Outside the Japanese Embassy

16 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

A 78-year-old South Korean man died hours after setting himself ablaze near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Friday, police said, at a time of worsening tensions between Seoul...
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Trump's racism and American exceptionalism

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera

The belief that America is exceptional is based on the old colonial misconception that power bestows moral superiority.
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Infantino reacts to Blatter criticism over Africa cleanup

Infantino reacts to Blatter criticism over Africa cleanup

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   2 articles

CAIRO - FIFA president Gianni Infantino hit back at Sepp Blatter's criticism of the world soccer body's cleanup operation in Africa as a modern-day form of "colonialism."
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Wing founder Audrey Gelman pays $3.2M for Brooklyn house

Wing founder Audrey Gelman pays $3.2M for Brooklyn house

1 day ago   |   New York Post

Congrats to Audrey Gelman, co-founder and CEO of the popular women's co-working space The Wing - and husband Ilan Zechory, co-founder of lyrics annotation startup Genius - on...
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Guatemala's state corruption and the heirs of colonial privilege

3 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Why the Guatemalan business elites have turned against an institution tasked with upholding the rule of law.
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Atlantic 10 Offseason Reset: VCU, Davidson and Dayton headline much improved conference

3 days ago   |   NBC Sports   |   2 articles

Everything you need to know about the Atlantic 10.
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Former Mitsubishi workers seek assets sale for forced labor

3 days ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

Colonial-era Korean laborers seek approval for sales of local assets of former Japanese employer
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Tensions Mount in Hong Kong as Protesters Call for Chief Executive Carrie Lam's Resignation

5 days ago   |   Time

Police in Hong Kong fought with protesters on Sunday as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resignation of the semi-autonomous Chinese...
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