Few in Puerto Rico will celebrate the Fourth of July harder than statehooders, but their ignorance of its true meaning condemns their celebrations to mere farce.
Fittingly, while the plebiscite became entertainment, the reasons why territorial consultations are a futile political exercise and a racist spectacle remain largely unexplored and unchallenged. In this act, many Puerto Rican commentators play a complicated part.
Why, with turnout at a low 23 percent, the results of Sunday’s referendum in Puerto Rico equals a win for the independence movement.
Why every progressive needs to study the situation in Venezuela, and how to go about it.
A little reminder after the death of “our man in Panama,” Manuel Noriega.
What could multinational corporations have against an avowed socialist, anti-colonial freedom fighter?
Imprisoned for decades for his revolutionary activities against the U.S. government, Oscar López Rivera comes home to a world more hopeless than he left it.
The (white) country mouse and the (brown) city mouse.