Puerto Rican economist José Caraballo Cueto has published a new study: “The Puerto Rico Economy Under Different Political Statuses.” In it, Caraballo Cueto compares possible… Read More »The Puerto Rico Economy Under Different Political Statuses
Decolonization is an important idea and a trendy one, too, with calls to decolonize healthcare, schools, museums, religion, artificial intelligence, and more turning up across… Read More »Puerto Rico as a Decolonization Priority
On December 6, Rep. Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon (R-PR) spoke before the House Agriculture Committee to advocate for the transition of Puerto Rico into the federal Supplemental… Read More »Rep. Gonzalez-Colon Urges NAP to SNAP Transition
U.S. classrooms studying colonialism often focus on the colonial heritage of the 13 British colonies that became the United States. Sometimes the colonialism of the… Read More »For Educators – Colonialism in the U.S. Today
When one country aggressively sends settlers who take possession of another – usually distant – area, it becomes a colony. Puerto Rico is an example.… Read More »For Educators – Understanding Colonialism: What’s a Colony?
Even supporters of the Puerto Rico Status Act (PRSA), a bill pending before Congress, are quick to point out that it is not perfect. The… Read More »PRSA: What is the Elephant in the Room?
Three independent nations have treaties with the United States called Compacts of Free Association (COFAs). These countries, which are known as the Freely Associated States… Read More »Freely Associated States Left Vulnerable as Compact Renewals Stagnate