San Juan mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz gained international attention by challenging Donald Trump’s callous response to Hurricane María. Now she’s co-chairing Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign.
José Ciro Martínez is a Title A research fellow at Trinity College, University of Cambridge. He is from San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Progressive forces in Puerto Rico must link social justice to national determination if they want to lead the island out of precarity.
The aftermath of Hurricane María has laid bare the consequences of Puerto Rico’s colonial condition.