Friday, March 20, 1998

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  • Redwood Activist

    For the last 100 days, environmental activist Julia Butterfly has been perched 180 feet high in 1000-year-old Redwood tree in Northern California.

  • Commercialization of Schools

    Berkeley High School in California’s Bay Area is the latest school to be swept headlong into the national debate over the role of advertising in public schools.

  • Ponce Massacre

    The House vote earlier this month on the future of Puerto Rico’s status sparked renewed interest in the oldest and largest colony of the United States.

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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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