[Marxism] Screwed by vulture funds, Puerto Rico is the US's 'Greece'

annette gagne adgagneri at gmail.com
Mon Jul 27 02:42:09 MDT 2015


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On Jul 27, 2015 12:50 AM, "Stuart Munckton via Marxism" <
marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:

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> The world has been focused on the spectacle of the “Troika” of the
> International Monetary Fund, European Union and the European Central Bank
> crushing the Greek people, but it is far from the only example of strong
> nations using a “debt crisis” to extract more wealth from those that are
> weaker.
>
> A case in point is the US colony of Puerto Rico. In a June 28 *New York
> Times* interview, the governor of the Caribbean archipelago nation declared
> its debt of US$73 billion “is not payable. There is no other option. I
> would love to have an easier option. This is not politics. This is math.”
> https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/59595
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