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The Largest U.S. Colony: A Status Report on Puerto Rico

Since the U.S. invasion and occupation in 1898, U.S. imperialism has subjected Puerto Rico, the United States’ largest colony, and the people of Puerto Rico, to an ongoing assault of its political and social institutions, while controlling the economy and repressing Puerto Rico’s movement for self-determination and independence. Puerto Rican pop culture has been co-opted […]

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Immigrants Rights: Has Obama Delivered?

Latino voters played a crucial role in the election of Barack Obama in 2008. The mandate of their vote was clear: legalize the undocumented and stop the ICE raids, deportations, and governmental repression. But Obama has so far betrayed this mandate. The New York Times reported on the sad-state of Obama’s immigration policies in an […]

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