Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Puerto Rico”

Trump’s Pathetic Denial of Puerto Rico’s Massive Loss of Life

Trump is incapable of acknowledging and taking responsibility for the government’s failures that took place under him.

Posted September 13th, 2018

Study: 4,600+ Died in Puerto Rico Because of Hurricane Maria

The estimate of 4,645 deaths is a measure of how truly catastrophic the hurricane was for Puerto Rico and how woefully inadequate the response to it was.

Posted May 29th, 2018

Romney’s Fantasy Version of American History

The more disturbing possibility is that Romney actually believes that his fantasy version of American history is true.

Posted March 30th, 2018

Puerto Rico’s Health Crisis

Puerto Rico is at risk of suffering a major public health disaster.

Posted October 17th, 2017

Puerto Rico’s Environmental Crisis

Puerto Rico is facing a large-scale environmental crisis, and the government needs to make many more resources available as quickly as possible.

Posted October 16th, 2017

Trump’s Mishandling of the Puerto Rico Disaster

Trump makes it sound as if he can’t wash his hands of the problem soon enough.

Posted October 12th, 2017

The Government Is Failing Puerto Rico

The federal response to the disaster in Puerto Rico has been unacceptably poor.

Posted October 11th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

No real “Berlin airlift” for Puerto Rico. Michael Fumento discusses what the …

Posted October 6th, 2017

The ‘Towns of the Forgotten’ in Puerto Rico

These stories underscore how urgent the situation in Puerto Rico is.

Posted October 1st, 2017

Trump’s Disgraceful Puerto Rico Attack

This is a disgraceful way to treat Americans who are going through one of the biggest disasters on record.

Posted September 30th, 2017

Trump’s Bungled Response to Puerto Rico’s Disaster

The travel ban apparently took precedence over managing the response to a major disaster affecting millions of Americans.

Posted September 30th, 2017

How Waiving the Jones Act Helps Puerto Rico

Ideally, the law should be repealed or significantly altered so that this unfair arrangement is no longer a burden on the island’s economy.

Posted September 27th, 2017

The Devastation of Puerto Rico

The damage is so extensive that some people there are saying that the island has been set back by decades.

Posted September 25th, 2017

Puerto Rico Needs a Major Relief Effort

Millions of Americans are in urgent need of assistance.

Posted September 25th, 2017