Puerto Rico’s Statehood Referendum And Satire In The Age Of Trump

Oscar Lopez Rivera speaks on ‘Worldview’ in the WBEZ studios.
Oscar Lopez Rivera speaks on 'Worldview' in the WBEZ studios. Andrew Gill / WBEZ
Oscar Lopez Rivera speaks on ‘Worldview’ in the WBEZ studios.
Oscar Lopez Rivera speaks on 'Worldview' in the WBEZ studios. Andrew Gill / WBEZ

Puerto Rico’s Statehood Referendum And Satire In The Age Of Trump

On today’s show:

  • Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Riviera, who was pardoned by President Obama in January and released last month, joins U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez to discuss this weekend’s statehood vote in Puerto Rico
  • The Onion‘s editor-in-chief Cole Bolton on the challenge of satirizing the Trump administration