Book Review: How the United Statez (United Snakez) Economically and Politically Strangled Puerto Rico

25 Jun

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Although Puerto Ricans were granted US citizenship in 1917, the United States continued to exploit, oppress and eventually launch a “war” on the people of Puerto Rico to gain land and resources. The book, War Against All Puerto Ricans, is a vivid, detailed account of the brutal treatment of a people “liberated” from Spain only to be subjugated by the US.
Mark Karlin,
May 24, 2015
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The following is an interview with Nelson A. Denis, the author of War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America’s Colony.

Mark Karlin: The US government claimed it was liberating Puerto Rico from Spain in the Spanish-American War, but in 1898, then insisted that the island’s residents would never be independent. As soon as the island came under the control of the United States you document racist, military and economic interest rhetoric that justified US colonization. You…

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