The disaster-relief agency, under fire after Hurricane Maria, won’t release the plan, even as a comparable document for Hawaii remains public.
“We are fighting to make sure that help that goes to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands goes to the people, not to Wall Street."
Financial firms are still fighting to get billions out of the bankrupt island as it tries to rebuild.
If our legislators and central bankers can find trillions of dollars to bail out Wall Street banks, they can find the money to help an American territory suffering the worst humanitarian crisis in its history.
The island needs a revamped electric grid and fast, but privatization is not the answer.
Yes, Mr. President, Puerto Rico is enduring a "real catastrophe." But the U.S. military has other priorities – and that's what could make matters worse.
The president’s upside-down priorities were on full display during his visit to Puerto Rico on Tuesday.
All this for a boondoggle project most Americans continue to oppose.
As people in Puerto Rico are dying and President Trump lashes out at San Juan's mayor, Bill talks with social anthropologist Yarimar Bonilla about the challenges Puerto Ricans face in the wake of the storm.
Even Trump supporters agree we can learn something from the country’s universal, low-cost health care system. It’s that good.