All Articles on Hurricane Maria

A hurricane damaged house in Loiza, Puerto Rico. News
With Housing Assistance About to Be Yanked Away, Sen. Warrren Excoriates 'Shameful' Failure to Help Puerto Ricans
"FEMA's June 30th TSA deadline is forcing families to return to Puerto Rico before they have a home or school to return to and we will not stand for it."
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'Privatization Is Not the Answer': Grave Warnings as Wall Street Vultures Circle Puerto Rico's Water System
"Responsible, public control of the system is the best way to ensure that every person on the island has access to safe and affordable water and that PRASA operates in the service of the people, not in the service of profits."
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"The U.S. is engaged in endless wars around the world." (Photo: Debra Sweet/flickr/cc) Views
Who Is Making a Killing on Killing?
The merchants of war who have shaped U.S. foreign policy since the end of WWII have a foothold so strong, the act of extracting ourselves from the war economy has become incredibly complex.
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The Pain of Puerto Ricans: A Profit Source for Creditors
Thousands died because of the storm. For those who survived, the territory's burdensome debt means more suffering is on the way
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U.S. Border Patrol agents process immigrants from Central America while taking them into custody on August 17, 2016 near Roma, Texas. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) Views
Why Abolishing ICE Is Good Climate Policy
The war on terror has unleashed unspeakable cruelty. We must not rely on its institutions to fix the climate crisis.
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U.S. President Donald Trump looks up toward the Solar Eclipse on the Truman Balcony at the White House on August 21, 2017 in Washington, DC.  (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) News
Poverty Rampant, Puerto Rico Destroyed, Single Payer "Too Expensive," and Flint Still Doesn't Have Clean Water. But You Can Have Space Force!
Trump channels Jim Crow era in announcing more militarized space
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"The military budget has become bloated with waste and abuse. According to the Pentagon’s own internal figures, the department could save at least $125 billion by reducing operational overhead." (Photo: David B. Gleason/flickr/cc) Views
The Military Industrial Drain
It’s time to rein in Pentagon spending and this endless war machine, and demand investment in America.
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Warren, Sanders Rip FEMA for Failing to Provide Accurate Count of Hurricane Deaths in Puerto Rico
"We are extremely concerned by the ongoing inability to obtain an updated, accurate death toll from Hurricane Maria, and the Trump administration's failure to provide any assistance or demand accountability in that process."
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Puerto Rican Day Parade Calls Attention to Plight of Hurricane Victims and Demands End to Deadly Austerity
"This is a very important parade and a very meaningful parade given the tragedy and the devastation of the homeland."
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"The official death toll still stands at 64, but the new study estimates a death toll of at least 4,645, with some projections topping 5,700." (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) News
Naomi Klein: 4,645 Deaths in Puerto Rico From Hurricane Maria Were "State-Sponsored Mass Killing"
"Maybe there was not the intent to kill, but there is the knowledge that the infrastructure was being destroyed."
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