Puerto Rico’s Ongoing Disaster


By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com


Above Photo: From Occupy.com

UC workers strike but find a foe where the friendlies should be – an unfortunately familiar story.

Next up, unemployment rates may be going down but what does that actually mean? Hint: no, our economy is not doing well.

And neither are the soon-to-be-homeless elderly of Louisiana – because you know, budget cuts – and screw grandma.

Finally, Alex Cohen of Earth Defense Coalition joins us to talk Puerto Rico – a colony wrestling with both climate change and colonial capitalism – and what aid and autonomy look like on the ground.

ALSO: we will soon lose funding from occupy.com. WE NEED YOUR HELP TO KEEP ACTING OUT! Please visit our Patreon page – anything you can contribute will help us keep producing these weekly activist news updates AND there are some activist give-aways in store 🙂


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