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Hot Topic / August 26, 2019

Hot Topic – Reduce Fires in the Amazon with Jobs

The fires in the Amazon throughout Brazil and Bolivia reveal the inability of environmental activists, climate change organizations, and worker groups to forge effective alliances. Most of these fires started around logging, mining, and ranching operations—big money industries that extract billions in natural resources. Their imperative is to…

Hot Topic / July 22, 2019

Hot Topic – Puerto Rico’s Governor: An Island and U.S. Issue

Most mainland non-Caribbean folks do not understand the recent events in Puerto Rico.* Some of this lack of understanding arises from decades of decisions in the U.S. federal government to not include colonies in daily press releases and major policy proclamations. In dozens of…