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Obama Just Signed a Controversial Puerto Rico Debt Plan Into Law

Osita Nwanevu
Slate
“In my view it is a very, very, very bad piece of legislation,” Sanders said at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials conference in Washington last week. “[W]e are taking away virtually all of the political and democratic rights of the people of Puerto Rico. We are treating them as an absolute colony.”

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