All Articles on Hurricane Maria

People need to know that an alternative exists to our toxic status quo and understand how to fight for it. (Photo: Food&Water Watch) Views
We Need To Inspire Courage to Stop Climate Change—Not Fatalism
There is no other important social issue where we tolerate defeatism— climate change should be no exception. The only acceptable response is to work to fix it
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'They're Doing Us Like They Did New Orleans': Anger at Trump Inaction as Hurricane Michael Leaves Millions Without Power and Basic Needs
"We're not getting any help. We need food. It's just crazy."
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Naomi Klein rightly points out that the Puertopians—the libertarian anti-social capitalists who want to devour the world—seek to turn Puerto Rico into their little paradise. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Views
How Disaster Capitalism Has Ruined Puerto Rico
And what Cuba can teach the world about going a different route
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Day before Hurricane Maria. Taken in Bayamón, Puerto Rico. ( Photo: Amira Odeh) Views
Puerto Rico One Year Later: We’re Fighting for Justice and Prosperity
It has been a year since the impact of Maria. Here in Puerto Rico, there are still families living in the dark, homes without a roof, people who haven’t been able to find a new job after their businesses were destroyed, and people mourning their lost loved ones. This is climate injustice in action.
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Naomi Klein on Democracy Now! (Photo: Screenshot) News
Naomi Klein: A Year After Hurricane Maria, There Is Nothing Natural About Puerto Rico’s Disaster
"I don't think we should be surprised Donald Trump is denying hard reality… Hurricane Maria was the catalyst for thousands of people losing their lives"
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Maine Lawmakers Vote to Curb Free Speech by Banning Projection of Political Messages onto State House
"It's free speech...It's a public space, paid for with tax dollars. It's our State House."
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On Trump's New York Doorstep, Demands for Puerto Rico Recovery That Puts Human Dignity Over Profit
"We need to ensure that we are fighting against a predatory system that sucks every bit of value from the backs of working people."
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Historic: Too Much Winning
Tarp City, still. Photo by Dennis Rivera/AP On the first grim anniversary of Hurricane Maria making landfall, as Puerto Rico remains in tarp-strewn ruins, many survivors lack reliable power or water, and scores of the hundreds of thousands who fled now face homelessness, a determinedly amnesiac...
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Puerto Rico did not receive the same federal support that US states do, meaning that as the economy worsened, its government had to foot the bill for a large share of social programs.(Photo: ep_jhu/Flickr/cc) Views
Puerto Rico’s Colonial Legacy and Its Continuing Economic Troubles
Given that the people of Puerto Rico have no democratic representation or say in this process, it is not surprising that their colonial rulers are ignoring their needs
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Rescue workers are searching for dozens of people feared dead News
Scores Feared Dead in Philippines After Massive Landslide Triggered by Typhoon Mangkhut
Recovery efforts are only beginning in the Philippines and Hong Kong as Southern China continues to battle rain and strong winds
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