PUERTO RICO: Trump Finally Releases Aid with Restrictions After Major Earthquakes

Photo: Rubble from a church destroyed by the ongoing wave of seismic activity in Puerto Rico By Joseph Magyar and Ben Robinson On Wednesday, US President Donald Trump finally announced he would lift a block on $8 billion of previously allocated disaster aid meant for Puerto Rico after months of withholding the money, but it came with several restrictions which could further delay its release. … Continue reading PUERTO RICO: Trump Finally Releases Aid with Restrictions After Major Earthquakes

CALIFORNIA: Wildfires Rage due to Negligence of Electric Companies

Photo: Kincade fire ignites Jimtown community of Sonoma County, California. By Audrey Hellenbrecht For nearly two weeks, wildfires have been raging across the state of California, burning almost 100,000 acres of land. The “Kincade” fire in the north alone has burned down 77,000 acres and claimed 167 homes in Sonoma county. Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), a utilities company that provides electricity for 5.2 million … Continue reading CALIFORNIA: Wildfires Rage due to Negligence of Electric Companies

BAHAMAS: Hurricane Dorian Exposes Imperialist Domination

Photo: Bahamians struggle to clear debris in the wake of Hurricane Dorian By Felipe Vera As Hurricane Dorian finishes its course up the east coast of the US, survivors of the storm’s devastating blow to the Abaco Islands in the Bahamas are still struggling to recover. As the second strongest hurricane ever to form in the Atlantic Ocean, with wind speeds over 185 miles per hour, … Continue reading BAHAMAS: Hurricane Dorian Exposes Imperialist Domination