Regarding the Future

  • Guillermo Rebollo Gil
Part of the New Caribbean Studies book series (NCARS)


This chapter recounts and examines a failed act of dissent staged in 2014 in a Walgreens construction site in Puerto Rico. However, rather than focus on the causes for its failure, it looks to the event as a harbinger for hope. In doing so, an argument is made to consider events of dissent not as occasions for large-scale movement building but as unique opportunities for both protesters and onlookers to be moved and remain “pumped with the revolution.”


Pedro Pietri Christina Victoria Pasquinucci Macha Colón Willingness to be moved “Pumped with the revolution” 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guillermo Rebollo Gil
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  1. 1.Universidad del EsteCarolinaPuerto Rico

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