Migration is as old as humanity itself, with large-scale migrations typically produced by natural disasters and the physical unsustainability of the existing community. Today, migration is caused less by natural inadequacies and more by countries’ integration into a global economy organized around the profit motive, and the deliberate underdevelopment of certain countries to the benefit of others.
For Latinos living in the United States, their violent displacement is the faded reflection of the violent political and economic intervention waged upon their home country."
— From the Liberation News piece Imperialism, immigration and Latin America: An analysis of why people migrate. This article is an excellent reminder that people don’t migrate for fun. Just in Central America and México, U.S.-backed dictatorships and NAFTA have produced horrendous civil wars, poverty, and displacement of millions of individuals. People migrate because the United States is a ruthless machine that only cares about its own profit.
“The majority of men are a bunch of idiots” - my mom, the misandrist
“Why are you saying Dalí was a fascist?”
“Why are you dismissing Dalí as an artist because of his political beliefs?
All actual shit sitting in my inbox right now. FASCISM IS NOT OKAY, TUMBLR. I also swear I am not making shit up. DALÍ WAS A FASCIST. GOOGLE SHIT. It’s not that difficult.
good job promoting fascists, tumblr.
Political banners in Spanish make me cry more often than not.