Puerto Rico's Recovery is a Battle Against Austerity
Sept. 30, 2017
As the Trump administration touts its relief effort in Puerto Rico as a 'good news story' and threatens more austerity, writer Ed Morales argues the island's devastation is a wake-up call against neoliberal excess.
Ed Morales is a freelance journalist based in New York and has been covering the Puerto Rico Debt Crisis for the Nation. He is an adjunct lecturer at Columbia University's Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race, the author of Living in Spanglish and the upcoming book Latinx for Verso Press.