Thursday, May 14, 1998

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  • Who’s World Order? Speech By Noam Chomsky On Our Nation’s Economy

    Noam Chomsky is widely considered to be the leading dissident intellectual in this country. His research and information over the years have proved irrefutable. In all his writings since the Vietnam War, Chomsky has never once retracted a single piece of information. Yet you seldom if ever see him debating the finest minds in Washington on any of the major networks. He is almost never invited on National Public Radio or PBS. Undaunted, Chomsky goes on churning out books faster than any other political writer in this country. To have Chomsky’s most recent information is like an empowerment boost for those in the struggle for justice.

  • Interview with Indonesian Torture Victim

    Thousands of Indonesian students continue their protests after the killings of more than half a dozen of their classmates by the military. As the dictator Suharto heads back to Indonesia from a visit to Egypt, thousands of protesters are demanding his ouster.

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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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