Awesome article! Please stop by and read it … if you care about Puerto Rico!!
The news organization TRUTHOUT has a major article this week, which denounces the colonial condition of Puerto Rico. The article discusses the Jones Act, the Financial Control Board, Operation Bootstrap, US tax policy, and offers specific solutions to the island’s current fiscal crisis.
The article was written by the author of War Against All Puerto Ricans. Here it is, in its entirety:
After 118 years as a US territory, Puerto Rico is still struggling to build its own economy. Students, teachers, and union workers repeatedly demonstrate all over the island, but the news is rarely reported by the US “mainstream” media.
It is time for the US media to admit that a humanitarian crisis is growing in Puerto Rico.
For this reason, we thank the editors and the board of directors at Truthout, for running this article on the colonial reality in Puerto Rico.
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