Monday, March 2, 1998

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  • Women, Globalization and Beijing

    March is Women’s History Month. Today. a special look at the impact of the historic 1995 UN Conference on Women which was held in Beijing, China. We’ll also be talking to leading feminists from all over the world and examining some of the economic and political conditions that women are facing worldwide.

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    Juan González on How Puerto Rico’s Economic "Death Spiral" is Tied to Legacy of Colonialism
    Could Puerto Rico become America’s Greece? That’s a question many are asking as the island faces a devastating financial crisis and a rapidly crumbling healthcare system. Puerto Rico owes $72 billion in debt. $355 million in debt payments are due December 1, but it increasingly looks like the U.S. territory may default on at least some of the debt. Congress has so far failed to act on an Obama administration proposal that includes extending bankruptcy protection to Puerto Rico and allocating more equitable Medicaid and Medicare...


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