Even though the Obama administration plans to close the detention facility at Guantánamo Bay, it will still maintain the practice of indefinite detention. It will just be moved to somewhere else on US soil. While the United States is opening diplomatic relations with Cuba, it still plans to keep its naval base at Guantánamo Bay, which is a point of operations for the United States' war on drugs and greater power projection in the region. When it comes to "change" in US relations with Cuba, the devil is really in the details.The United States' plan to shut down the Guantánamo Bay prison - and even its new diplomatic rapprochement with Cuba - illustrates continued US hegemony in the region. The policy of indefinite detention will continue on US soil and the US naval base will remain in Cuba.
In Pro Bono? Mikkel Thorup argues that capitalist philanthropy exacerbates class divisions by softening the impact of low wages and inferior access to resources, and lets government off the hook for building, maintaining and funding institutions like hospitals, low-income housing and museums.
A feminist lens helps to uncover how multifaceted gentrification is; in that gentrification involves the displacement of vulnerable populations, particularly women and children who are already impacted by the effects of classism, sexism and racism.