Friday, September 17, 2021

Tag: Hurricane Maria

Why the Sanders-Warren plan for Puerto Rico is a model for...

To repair after disasters – and prevent future ones – we can’t be afraid to spend public money on things people need.

Puerto Rico suffers while defending against disaster capitalism

While more disaster capitalists will be lining up, the resilient population of Puerto Rico will build momentum for renewable alternatives to the fossil-fuel power grid that has failed them.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren calls on DHS for accurate death count in...

“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."

Who owns Puerto Rico’s debt, exactly? We’ve tracked down 10 of...

Financial firms are still fighting to get billions out of the bankrupt island as it tries to rebuild.

Puerto Rico needs aid, not an occupation

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.

‘Civil society is pretty much gone’ in Puerto Rico as White...

"We have to think of this as societal collapse: no power, no water, no food, no nothing."

Vulture capitalists circle above Puerto Rico prey

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.

Trump bashes Puerto Rico mayor and victims of Hurricane Maria

President Trump has pledged federal help to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, but a date has not been set to send help and funds.

Puerto Rico faces ‘apocalyptic’ conditions: Humanitarian crisis grows for 3.4 million...

“All the infrastructure has collapsed. Everything we had before the hurricane is beyond reach.”


Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

The $3.5 trillion bill corporate America is terrified of

It’s time to get this landmark bill passed and build a fairer America.

6 gentle and respectful ways to help decrease vaccine hesitancy in a friend

It may take a few talks to encourage them, but every conversation is a step in the right direction toward vaccination and the world returning to normal.

New bill to prevent Wall Street from continuing to finance fossil fuel industry

“For too long, our federal government has looked the other way while our nation’s largest banks bankroll the dirtiest fossil fuel projects.”

America: Monumental problems, no solutions, caught up in a state of regression

“All empires end. That is an indisputable fact.” And, “All empires end from within.”