Puerto Rico Forward is a podcast hosted by Andrew Mercado-Vázquez of San Juan, Puerto Rico. The show aims to educate listeners about the archipelago through it's economic and political history.
Puerto Rico Forward is hosted by Democracy at Work (d@w). d@w produces media and live events to expose capitalism’s systemic problems and to show how democratizing our workplaces solves them. We can do better than capitalism.
HOST: Andrew Mercado-Vázquez is a Puerto Rico native living in San Juan, PR. Andrew studied arts before entering the University of Puerto Rico Law School where he focused on Cooperative Law and Intellectual Property Law. You can read some of his work on ResearchGate and connect with him via Twitter at @arbmv.
01/30/2019 - Waking Up with Julianna Forlano (New York, NY): Updates from Puerto Rico (37:45)
05/09/2018 - KGNU Radio (Denver, CO): Puerto Rico - What's Ahead?
04/24/2018 - OC Weekly: Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait Goes to Puerto Rico
05/30/2019 - Jillian Crandall: Cryptoeconomic Geographies and Contestation in Puerto Rico
Episode 22: Puerto Rico's Stolen Opportunity
Episode 22: How Puerto Rico’s Status Allows Human Rights Violations
Episode 21: The Boricua Awakening of 2019 and its Repercussions
Episode 20: Puerto Rico and the Vote for President
Episode 19: COFINA and the Next 40 Years of Exploitation
Episode 18: Possible Effects of Statehood
Episode 17: PROMESA, part 4
Episode 16: PROMESA, part 3
Episode 15: PROMESA, part 2