Against the Grain

US Militarism in the Pacific

The Pacific Islands are tiny and often go unnoticed, except by the U.S. military. Guam was made a U.S. territory in 1898, and what’s happened to its indigenous Chamorro population and its environment is a case study in how militarism and colonialism operate. Craig Santos Perez writes about Guam, its people, and their ongoing struggle for self-determination.

Craig Santos Perez, from unincorporated territory [guma’] Omnidawn



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