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Pentagon Profiteers And The Exploitation Of Puerto Rico

Capitalists in Washington, D.C., and Wall Street have worked hard over the past two decades to privatize much of Puerto Rico’s economy, including the healthcare sector. A profit-over-people model soon enveloped most public services in Puerto Rico, contributing to a lack of preparedness in responding to major natural disasters. In the autumn of 2017, Hurricane Read More…

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What Life Is Like For A Million People In Puerto Rico Who STILL Don’t Have Power

If you ever wondered what it would look like if the grid collapsed here on the mainland, the island of Puerto Rico is a tragic, real-life case study. These stories show us what life is like for more than a million people who STILL don’t have power and running water nearly 3 months after Hurricanes Read More…

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10 Trump Administration Atrocities Going Under-Reported Amid Russia Hysteria

The other day I asked my audiences on Facebook and Twitter what they think are some of the most under-reported stories about the awful things the Trump administration has been doing. The Russiagate narrative has sucked so much oxygen out of the room for criticism of the actual, real horrible agendas this president has advanced Read More…

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Las Vegas Shooting: 5 Stories You’re Missing While the Nation Is in Shock

The horrific shooting in Las Vegas Sunday evening continues to dominate headlines — and understandably so. As details continue to emerge and calls for gun control flood the national conversation, however, another familiar pattern is playing out: other vital stories are falling through the cracks. Here are five to follow as the nation processes one of the Read More…

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Puerto Rico Just Became the First U.S. Territory to Declare Bankruptcy

Puerto Rico — For the first time in American history, a territory claimed by the United States is filing for what is essentially bankruptcy. On Wednesday, the New York Times reported that Puerto Rico, which the U.S. appropriated following the Spanish-American War, has just claimed in a New York federal court filing that due to its Read More…