2019 Latin America in Review: Year of the Revolt of the Dispossessed

By Roger HarrisFrom Corte Madera, California A year ago, John Bolton, Trump’s short-lived national security advisor, invoked the 1823 Monroe

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From Colonized Thought to Decolonial Aesthetics: The Search for a “Philosophical Voice” Amongst Puerto Rican Colonized Subjects

In the following article I present an example of how Lola Rodríguez de Tió, a popular Puerto Rican poet, used poetry to raise her voice and fight against colonization and for independence. Her work is a good example of how protest marches as well as multiple forms of  anti-colonial expression – sculptures, music, dance, etc. – can be instrumental to communicating the desire for freedom and sovereignty.

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