Month: <span>July 2019</span>

Kick / July 22, 2019

Puerto Rico’s Governor: An Issue for PR and the US

Most mainland non-Caribbean folks do not understand the recent events in Puerto Rico.* Some of this lack of understanding arises from decades of decisions in the U.S. federal government to not include colonies in daily press releases and major policy proclamations. In dozens of…

Money / July 8, 2019

Asian Women Make Nike Sneakers

You know who really matters in all the regular controversies that Nike stirs up around its sneakers.  (Its advertising and marketing division has been perfecting these tactics since the 1970s.) The Asian women who work in the factories making these shoes. They are the living laboring…