The Empire Files: Puerto Rico’s Debt to its Oppressors

June 23, 2016

Abby Martin talks to two professors of Latin American studies, Luis Barrios and Danny Shaw, about the long struggle of Puerto Rico to break the shackles of US and Spanish colonialism--from indigenous resistance to the Young Lords in Harlem. Learn how the US Empire obscures the island's colonial status today, who really is responsible for the so-called "debt crisis," and how it can all be solved.

Abby Martin talks to two professors of Latin American studies, Luis Barrios and Danny Shaw, about the long struggle of Puerto Rico to break the shackles of US and Spanish colonialism--from indigenous resistance to the Young Lords in Harlem. Learn how the US Empire obscures the island's colonial status today, who really is responsible for the so-called "debt crisis," and how it can all be solved.



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