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Let Puerto Rico Be Free (Long Article)

Jaquira Díaz The Atlantic
The only just future for my home is not statehood, but full independence from the United States. But the future of a free Puerto Rico doesn’t need to be utopian, or easy, to be just.

Tidbits – June 16, 2022 – Reader Comments: Jan 06 Coup Congressional Hearings; Karl Marx Was Right – Capitalism Exploits; Lessons on Labor’s Past; Ukraine War – Why Did Portside Run This Article; 50th Anniversary of the Case of Puerto Rico

Portside
Reader Comments: Jan. 06 Coup and Congressional Hearings; Karl Marx Was Right - Capitalism Exploits; Staughton Lynd Responds to Lessons on Labor's Past; Ukraine War - Why did Portside run this article; 50th Anniversary of the Case of Puerto Rico

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Olga Dies Dreaming

Chris Brooks Facebook post
It’s a surreal experience to read a work of fiction that literally takes everything happening in my neighborhood and turns it into a sweeping epic about Zapatista-inspired guerrilla movements fighting for Puerto Rican liberation

Friday Nite Videos | April 29, 2022

Portside
Why Can’t These Republicans Remember What They Did on January 6th? An Evening with Brendan O'Hara. Starbucks' Illegal Union-Busting Campaign. Gorsuch Challenges U.S. Colonialism in SCOTUS Ruling on Puerto Rico. Sick, and Home All Alone.

In Surprise Move, Gorsuch Challenges U.S. Colonialism in SCOTUS Ruling on Puerto Rico

Democracy Now! host Juan González analyzes recent Supreme Court decisions and highlights conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch’s surprising concurring opinion, which he calls “one of the clearest and most eloquent statements exposing U.S. colonialism that’s ever been issued by a Supreme Court justice, at least in my lifetime.”
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