An Old Photo was Missing Everything Until Puerto Rico Needed Our Help

Shellee O'Brien
Oct 1, 2017 · 7 min read
Photo by Gwendolyn Stansbury, Flickr.com

Seeing Those Who Lost Everything

“From the air, it looked like an atomic bomb hit.”

“But that citizenship is a half-truth, anyway. Puerto Rico is a colony in a world where colonies don’t really exist anymore, where the concept is so foreign that no one can properly grasp how perverse it is that a population lives under the farce we call a commonwealth.”

Rally for the People of Puerto Rico

Photo by Randy Levine, Flickr.com

Step One: Decide for Yourself that We Can Do Better

Step Two: Contact Your Elected Representatives

Step Three: Send What You Can

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Politicolor

Politicolor is a civic-learning community that connects the civic-minded through the ideas that make self-government possible. We serve an engaged citizenry and promote civic curiosity.