Six years ago, Puerto Rico passed a law that invalidated all existing birth certificates and required people born on the island to obtain a new “security-enhanced” certificate. U.S. officials said the new birth certificates would thwart the illicit sale or theft of old certificates so undocumented foreign nationals could no longer use them to obtain […]

In the aftermath of the Great Recession, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Sen. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (D-NY.) have been able to sell the false notion that our economic system is rigged and that the pain caused by the Great Recession was the result of corporate greed and exploitation. We acknowledge the low standards our democracies […]

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