February 2017

The ultra-reactionary character of the status consultation

  By: Ismael Castro The efforts carried out by the PNP majority to organize a consultation “statehood” or “sovereignty separate from the US” this year coincide with one of the most intense waves of ethnic chauvinism in modern history unleashed by the US ruling class.  Trump has initiated a fascist offensive in which xenophobic hysteria against people of Latin American ...

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Rosselló, his plan and the dismantling of education

By: A. Rodríguez Ricardo Rosselló is intensifying the anti-worker agenda to satisfy the demands o the Wall Street Junta in the service of bondholders.  Rosselló has faithfully followed the Junta’s mandates although he tries to fool the people by expressing the contrary.  His administration continues to approve measures that ensure a reduction of the budget while paying bondholders billions produced ...

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We must destroy the myth of development through wage slavery and privatization

By: Ramón During the past several years, the working class in the territory has suffered an impoverishment of its means of subsistence never before seen in modern history.  It is urgent for the workers to understand what is happening as these moves form part of a broader capitalist plan to restore conditions of profitability in the extraction of wealth.  The ...

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Tax reform: another attack on the working class

By: Rogelio Acevedo With the recent passage of the labor reform law as well as other measures favored by native and foreign capital, the great inequalities that exist in both the tax system and in how government operations are paid for have resurfaced.  The tax system in the territory, although proclaimed to be progressive (meaning those that have more pay ...

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