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Puerto Rico

The GOP Intends to Entrench Its Shrinking Minority Over the Majority

Here's their playbook—and what the rest of us can do to stop them.

Robert Reich ·

Trump Proposed Trading 'Poor' Puerto Ricans for Greenland After Hurricane Maria Devastation, Former DHS Official Says

Former Trump staffers previously revealed the president's desire to buy Greenland from Denmark, a proposal one Danish official called "final proof that he has gone mad."

Julia Conley ·

'Must-Watch' Obama Eulogy for John Lewis Includes Powerful Call for Americans to Rise Up for Voting Rights

"That seemed to me to be the most explicitly political Obama has been in his post-presidency."

Eoin Higgins ·

Climatologist Michael Mann on 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season: "Hate to Say, 'We Told You So'"

Citing his pre-season forecast predicting as many as 20 named storms, the expert now warns that "if anything, that might be too low..."

Jessica Corbett ·

Adding Insult to the 'Injury of Colonialism,' Trump Suggested Selling Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria, Former Advisor Says

"You may try to sell the office you hold, your personal integrity and your soul, Mr. President—but I assure you Puerto Rico is not for sale!" tweeted Rep. Nydia Velazquez.

Julia Conley ·

'Unconscionable': As Puerto Rico Suffers Earthquake Aftermath, AOC, Sanders, and Velazquez Demand Trump End Illegal Hold on Relief Funds

"Postponing the disbursement of this vital assistance any longer—in the face of the humanitarian needs of Puerto Rico—is simply shameful," the lawmakers said in a joint letter.

Jon Queally ·

In 'Mind-Blowing Omission,' Buttigieg Campaign Failed to Disclose Wall Street Power Brokers in Release of Major Fundraisers

A "vulture" hedge fund manager, charter school founder, and lawyer who represented Wall Street banks during the financial crisis were among the bundlers who were not previously disclosed.

Julia Conley ·

Governments Beware: People Are Rising Up All Over the World

Free-market capitalism has proved time and again to be a failure. The promised riches are distributed far too unequally, and for most they never transpire.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·

Because 'Puerto Rico Must No Longer Be Treated as a Colony,' Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez Lead Demand to End Painful Austerity

"We must hold la Junta accountable—otherwise Wall Street vultures will continue to be prioritized over the needs of the people."

Eoin Higgins ·

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