The New York City event points up the continuing struggle on the island, where many are still without electricity and thousands must seek more federal aid.
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Author Naomi Klein teams up with other journalists, Puerto Rican organizational leaders and other activists to maintain focus on the embattled island.
The authority on human rights blasts the yawning gap between rich and poor in America, saying U.S. democracy is being "steadily undermined" by those in power and other vested interests.
Delayed medical care and poor infrastructure in Puerto Rico led to the deaths of thousands more than was officially reported, the study finds.
Americans are being lied to about what took place and what it means. The U.S. is leading an economic war against Venezuela, but there is also a media blockade preventing the truth from being told.
The only thing our leaders and generals have seemed capable of doing, starting from the day after the 9/11 attacks, is more or less the same thing with the same dismal results, again and again.
Trumponomics is a thin veneer of an excuse for giving America’s rich, such as billionaire Carl Icahn, whatever they want, while sticking it to everyone else. (At left, a drawing of Icahn.)
Seventy years of attacks on the right to unionize have left unions weak. Now, both union and nonunion workers are mobilizing more aggressively and protesting a wide range of economic, racial and environmental issues.
Officials say it could take 24 to 36 hours to fully restore power to the island, which was hit hard by Hurricane Maria last September.