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The Winners of Puerto Rico

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Even now that another hurricane has torn through the island, leaving its people in the dark and underwater, the “winners” of Puerto Rico still insist that the U.S. colony is better off begging for statehood than declaring its independence.

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The Colonizer Wears No Clothes

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The United States can no longer claim to be a democracy and deny the right to full representation and self-government to those it has the nerve to call its “citizens.” And it can no longer keep Puerto Rico as a colony without making an enemy of every freedom-loving human being on the earth.

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The Different Types of Refugees

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Ukrainian refugees deserve the world’s sympathy and assistance. It is worth noting, however, that because they are often blond and blue-eyed, their plight is eliciting far more empathy than, say, people fleeing a drug war in Central America.

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