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07/30/2019 | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
Published By:Nonprofit Quarterly

Puerto Rico's Search for a New Social Order (Is Ours Too)

The people of Puerto Rico are clear about what they want. Julio Lopez Varona, a lawyer and organizer with Center for Popular Democracy, says, “What we want to do is to use the energy of the moment to bring forward demands that really move into a Puerto Rico that is for Puerto Ricans.” This includes, as the Intercept’s Kate Aronoff reports, “protecting public services, auditing the debt, and declaring a state of emergency on gender violence.”

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