Hurricanes, Bankruptcy, and Austerity: Puerto Rican Workers Pay for Capitalist Crisis

Hurricane Fiona dealt a catastrophic blow to Puerto Rico, causing devastating floods and the collapse of the water and power infrastructure. This event marks yet another chapter in the island’s perpetual squeeze by US capitalism.

Puerto Rico: Protest against Privatized Electrical Company Met with Police Brutality

On August 25, Old San Juan was engulfed in tear gas as riot police once again brutally suppressed a protest opposite the Governor’s Palace.

Puerto Rico: Brutalidad policial en protesta contra compañía eléctrica privatizadora LUMA

El 25 de agosto, el Viejo San Juan quedó sumido en gas lacrimógeno cuando unidades antidisturbios de la policía de Puerto Rico volvieron a reprimir brutalmente una manifestación frente al palacio del gobernador.

Puerto Rico: The Working Class Can Defeat La Junta

Recent days have fallen like an avalanche on the political ambitions of Governor Ricardo Rosselló. The power of the working class has brought Mr. Ricky to his knees.

Mass Protests Rock Puerto Rico

Today marks the tenth consecutive day of protests calling for the resignation of Puerto Rico’s Governor, Ricardo Rosselló.

The Bankruptcy of Puerto Rican Capitalism

Capitalism and climate change have pulverized Puerto Rico.