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The Battle for Paradise: Resisting Disaster Capitalism in Puerto Rico

On June 6, 2018, The Intercept presented a panel in New York City on “The Battle for Paradise,” featuring Elizabeth Yeampierre of UPROSE, Naomi Klein, Juan Gonzalez of Democracy Now!, Edwin Morales Laboy of the Puerto Rican Teachers Federation, and Katia Avilés-Vázquez, a specialist on agricultural sustainability in Puerto Rico. The event focused on how the forces of disaster capitalism are, in the wake of Hurricane Maria, seeking to undermine the Puerto Rican people’s vision for a just and renewable future.

Watch the video of the event

Read Naomi Klein's book The Battle for Paradise

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