If you aren’t always working on something, if you aren’t constantly producing, working, building, hustling, or whatever else you want to call it, you do not deserve a moment to yourself. The idea that capitalism has ingrained in us, is the idea that a person has to “earn” the right to experience ecstasy or elation.
Caribbean nationals are just as quick to fire up the machine of hateful rhetoric, and they should do well to admit it, instead of coddling a false sense of moral superiority.
We must begin to address the role played by the Global North in subjugating the nations of the Global South through historical frameworks that are dependent upon the (over)use of natural resources, impact of climate change and its political exploitation, as well as the many modes of destabilization that resulted from colonization.
Harriet “Harry” Saunders doesn’t love Maria Marshall.
(At least, that’s what she keeps telling herself.)
One thing I’ve learnt is that anyone who oversteps your boundaries doesn’t really care about you, even if they profess with everything in them, that they do.