These are excellent questions? The answers to them are NOT easy. The questions are complex & multifaceted. It’s time to address them …. It’s time for Puerto Rico to come into its own!! However, there are so many obstacles to overcome? Is this possible? Could it happen in my lifetime? I think it will take longer than what I have left …..
Call for Proposals: Puerto Rico: A US Colony in a Post-Colonial World?
Radical History Review, Issue 128 (June 2017)
Abstract deadline: September 1, 2015
It is time to revisit the nature, meanings, and understandings of Puerto Rico’s and Puerto Ricans’ political, economic, social, cultural, and demographic relationship to the United States and Latin America. Puerto Rico, a United States colony for close to 115 years, is sinking into another period of decline. Poverty is deepening, politics are in disarray, and emigration is again on the rise. The long, multifaceted resistance movement of the Puerto Rican people is in a period of reorientation. In this issue of the RHR we want to cast a wide net, and address Puerto Rico, Latin America, and the U.S. Empire from a variety of angles. In this context, it makes sense to raise a number of questions, including:
- What does nationality, nationalism, and the questions…
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