The Revolution Will Be Monetized 1 comment

Nobody can say that Venezuelans have taken their chaotic government lying down. They have protested time and again against first Hugo Chávez and later his hand-picked successor Nicolás Maduro. The difference this time is in who is protesting, which is to say most people. That wasn’t the case earlier. Poor […]


Rick Scott Continues to Court Puerto Ricans

Republican Sen. Rick Scott recently declared himself “the voice of Puerto Rico in the Senate,” after pushing for an additional $600 million in aid for the island in the form of food stamp funds. “Puerto Rico’s success is America’s success and Puerto Rico’s recovery is America’s recovery,” he said. Puerto […]


The Clintons Aid Puerto Rico

The island, in dire need of recovery after Category 4 Hurricane María, welcomes the help it can get. And the Clintons are very good at what they do.


The Slut-Shaming of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

I had to look it up. What is slut-shaming and does it apply to attitudes or remarks regarding the youngest member of Congress, 29-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez? The resounding answer is, Yes. Slut-shaming refers to criticizing a woman for allegedly violating gender expectations, for behaving in ways that someone, often males, thinks […]