A Pulitzer Prize for Kike Estrada

  Kike Estrada is one of the best political cartoonists in the world. Kike conveys mountains of information with just one image. He could easily chair BOTH the political science and fine arts departments, at any college campus… Read More

Congressman Luis Gutiérrez proclaims “Free Puerto Rico!” on the floor of US Congress

  Puerto Rico has a gladiator in the US Congress: Luis Gutiérrez. The Congressman has thundered in committee…and now, on the entire floor of the US Congress. Yesterday, on the US congressional floor, Gutiérrez planted the image of… Read More

Centro de Convenciones in San Juan, Puerto Rico

  This is the Puerto Rico Convention Center. It is the largest convention center in the Caribbean, and one of the most technologically advanced in the Western Hemisphere. Is this the look of failure? Puerto Rico is far… Read More

The Psychology of Puerto Rico

  There is a highly developed literature regarding the psychological effects of colonialism.  Frantz Fanon (The Wretched of the Earth), Paulo Freire (Pedagogy of the Oppressed), Reinhold Niebuhr (Moral Man and Immoral Society), Eduardo Galeano (Open Veins of… Read More