Sanders proposed an alternative plan, which includes allowing the island to restructure its debt in bankruptcy court, as municipalities in the US are able to do.
Under Chicago's complicit government, instead of getting fired for killing Rekia Boyd, police officer Dante Servin got away with murder.
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Sandra Cuffe is a freelance journalist reporting on indigenous land and resource struggles, militarization and human rights issues in Canada and Central America. Follow her on Twitter @Sandra_Cuffe.