Jorge Juan Rodríguez V

In ‘This Is Not America,’ Residente Interrogates the Story of ‘America’ (OPINION)

Residente’s new music video “This is Not America” builds on and challenges Donald Glover’s (a.k.a. Childish Gambino) 2018 music video “This is America,” and one way it does so is by interrogating why people say “America” when they mean “the United States.”

  • Mar 21, 2022
  • 1:26 PM

From 1937 to 2018: The Militarized Suppression of Protest in Puerto Rico

As we look at the present suppression of peaceful May Day protests in Puerto Rico, we must remember history like the Ponce Massacre that reminds us this shit ain’t new.

  • May 2, 2018
  • 4:07 PM

Paternalism Towards Puerto Rico Isn’t a ‘Trump Problem,’ It’s a Colonial One

While some have been surprised by Trump’s paternalism, the United States has treated the island in this way for at least 120 years.

  • Oct 4, 2017
  • 4:27 PM

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