“The history they didn’t teach us in school”

June 16, 2010

The Huffington Post
“Guam: Self-Determination or More U.S. Troops?” by Robert Naiman

Usually, when someone refers to a place as a “U.S. colony,” they are making an analogy, suggesting that U.S. influence somewhere is so strong, and the indigenous residents of the place have so little effective say over key decisions, that it’s as if the place were a formal U.S. colony.  (read the entire review here)