The Struggle Against Disaster Capitalism in Puerto Rico
After the Storm

Socialism 2018

July 05, 2018

The unnatural disaster of Hurricane Maria fundamentally changed the fabric of Puerto Rico for some time to come. Still to this day the electrical system is in tatters and thousands are without electricity. The health care system is in a state of emergency and people continue to die preventable deaths. Those in power have spoken openly about seizing the storm as an opportunity to further their plan to cash in on the illegal debt, privatize the public sector and continue to attack workers rights. But the movements in Puerto Rico for self determination and workers rights have a long and rich history. Come to this meeting to learn more about the reality in Puerto Rico today, almost one year after the hurricanes and the movement for a different Puerto Rico, one organized for human need.

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