There are days when we wake up like warriors and days when we wake up with fear.
As a political economist who has studied Puerto Rican political and economic change, I believe Hurricane Maria could be another watershed moment that redefines U.S. treatment of Puerto Rico.
Let me be clear: I am not offended if you are not of Latino/Latinx descent and you have embraced Día de Los Muertos in any way.
If the damage is that great, how much will overall U.S. gross domestic product, unemployment and inflation be affected by the devastation in Puerto Rico?
Mexicans were judged on their ability to labor, and therefore be deemed “worthy” for participation in the U.S.
As a high school Spanish teacher, many of my students approach me, feeling bad about themselves for not being more fluent.