At New York University on October 21, 2015, journalist Juan Gonzalez provided a master lesson on Puerto Rican history and economics. Thoughtful and well-researched, his lecture provided an excellent summary of the deepening crisis on the island…. Read More
This photo was taken in Old San Juan in 1941. Can you count the Coca Cola signs on this one block?
Puerto Rico will soon be privatized. As soon as the Financial Control Board arrives, the island will be converted into a grotesque “public private partnership.” Hospitals, schools, highways, caserios…even electricity, beaches and the water supply…will be “privatized” by the Financial Control… Read More
I have a terrible admission to make. I was starting to feel sorry for Luis Ferrao. He called Albizu Campos a “Fascist” and called me a liar: but after 16 years in New York State politics and 4… Read More