The Coup In Hawai’i

Today is the 123rd anniversary of the takeover of the Hawai’i Islands by American trading interests, overthrowing the native kingdom.

America already had a long history of violent and genocidal imperialist annexation (“Manifest Destiny”) on the mainland.  The coup in Honolulu was a logical, if long, step of the same impulse into the Pacific.

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