On Rape
famalaoan / politiku

On Rape

For some odd reason, I find myself today thinking about the way powerful old men tend to respond to claims of rape or sexual harassment. They ask for tangible evidence, laugh at you, tell you they’ve been accused themselves, tell you false accusations ruin men’s lives, threaten you with libel, tell you “that’s just the … Continue reading

Being Anti-Micronesian IS Racist
decolonization / politiku

Being Anti-Micronesian IS Racist

The Guam Daily Post, no less, the same newspaper whose editors so disdained my column yet keep publishing coprolites like Arnold Davis, just released into the world an incoherent and ill-conceived editorial (copied below as well) attacking the FSM government, painting it as “sit[ting] on a pile of cash” while Guam struggles because of COFA migrants. … Continue reading

decolonization / politiku

Personal Reflections on the OneGuam Debate

Who sounded most gubernatorial?  Unquestionably, Ray Tenorio, which makes sense, as he has the most recent experience as lieutenant governor.  He was very well-spoken. Who was most dog-friendly?  Ray Tenorio mentioned, in another interview, recently getting a new puppy. Who was most supportive of women’s rights, such as reproductive choice and protection against harassment and … Continue reading