All posts by A. W. Maldonado
Better Believe it:
The Danger to the United States is Real
There is something strange, and I think very dangerous, In 2015, when I first saw Donald Trump announce on TVthat he was running for president, my immediate, gut reaction was: “This guy has serious mental problems. This...
- Posted September 8, 2022
The Trump Virus
When the dust settles, what is today known as the coronavirus will be known as...
- Posted October 15, 2020
Race in the South Bronx
Like Americans from the beginning, we Puerto Ricans, especially those of us born and raised in the U.S., have had to cope with race. But there is a difference. When we lived in Spanish Harlem, El Barrio,...
- Posted July 2, 2020
The War Against the Fiscal Board
This is bad politics
- Posted July 11, 2018
[Column] Should Puerto Rico pay its debt?
- Posted February 20, 2018
[Column] Puerto Rico’s Doomsday Clock
Time's ticking. Where's the economic development strategy?
- Posted January 26, 2018
Has Puerto Rico, too, gone bananas?
The ruined economy makes the demand for statehood senseless
- Posted January 17, 2018
[Column] Has the U.S. gone bananas?
Would you ask a celebrity doctor for a diagnosis?
- Posted January 11, 2018
Salvador Casellas and the battle to save the Puerto Rican economy
May 28, 1974 Teodoro Moscoso received an urgent telephone call from Resident Commissioner Jaime Benítez in Washington. Benítez was furious. He had just read a May 22 press release from the House Ways and Means Committee listing...
- Posted December 5, 2017
Puerto Rico: ‘The Stricken Land’ Again
Antonio Lucchetti is surely turning in his grave
- Posted November 27, 2017