My grandma votes Republican because she believes in three things: money, strength, and the rule of law. Whether the Republican Party stands for any of those things is beside the point because, to her, and to a lot of other people still, the Republicans represent those values more than the Democrats.
For a nation that suffers from as much economic hardship as Puerto Rico does, understanding more about its colonial and coffee history may allow for conversations to develop that focus on potentially using coffee as a vessel to improve Puerto Rico’s economy.
We have come to both expect and accept the right of conservatives to shriek threats over tiny offenses. But this coddling comes at a high price.
America insists on coddling the super-rich, making sure their children will never go broke, while neglecting the poor and forcing them to fend for themselves.
Puerto Rican independence would mean higher annual revenues for Puerto Rico, lower federal expenditures for the U.S. government, and would allow both sides to abandon the current shameful colonial relationship, as authors Javier A. Hernández and Alberto Medina explain.
In his new book, scholar Javier A. Hernández shows how a sovereign Puerto Rico would secure its economic prosperity.
America’s strict preference for White immigrants is steering it off a demographic and economic cliff, writes Daniel Cubias.
Living in a society plagued by homelessness takes a lot of the joy and pleasure out of homeowning. The same goes for poverty and wealth in general.