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100 1  Klein, Naomi,|d1970-|eauthor. 
245 14 The Battle For Paradise :|bPuerto Rico Takes on the 
       Disaster Capitalists /|cNaomi Klein. 
264  1 [Place of publication not identified] :|bHaymarket Books,
       |c[2018] 
264  4 |c©2018 
300    1 online resource (96 pages) 
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520    Fearless necessary reporting . . Klein exposes the 'battle
       of utopias' that is currently unfolding in storm-ravaged 
       Puerto Rico" (Junot Díaz, author of The Brief Wondrous 
       Life of Oscar Wao) "We are in a fight for our lives. 
       Hurricanes Irma and María unmasked the colonialism we face
       in Puerto Rico, and the inequality it fosters, creating a 
       fierce humanitarian crisis. Now we must find a path 
       forward to equality and sustainability, a path driven by 
       communities, not investors. And this book explains, with 
       careful and unbiased reporting, only the efforts of our 
       community activists can answer the paramount question: 
       What type of society do we want to become and who is 
       Puerto Rico for?" -- Carmen Yulín Cruz, Mayor of San Juan,
       Puerto Rico In the rubble of Hurricane Maria, Puerto 
       Ricans and ultrarich "Puertopians" are locked in a pitched
       struggle over how to remake the island. In this vital and 
       startling investigation, bestselling author and activist 
       Naomi Klein uncovers how the forces of shock politics and 
       disaster capitalism seek to undermine the nation's radical,
       resilient vision for a "just recovery." All royalties from
       the sale of this book in English and Spanish go directly 
       to JunteGente, a gathering of Puerto Rican organizations 
       resisting disaster capitalism and advancing a fair and 
       healthy recovery for their island. "Klein chronicles the 
       extraordinary grassroots resistance by the Puerto Rican 
       people against neoliberal privatization and Wall Street 
       greed in the aftermath of the island's financial meltdown,
       of hurricane devastation, and of Washington's imposition 
       of an outside control board over the most important U.S. 
       colony." -- Juan González, cohost of Democracy Now! and 
       author of Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in 
       America. 
588 0  Publisher metadata. 
650  0 Capitalism|xMoral and ethical aspects|zPuerto Rico. 
650  0 Disaster relief|zPuerto Rico. 
650  0 Emergency management|zPuerto Rico. 
650  0 Hurricanes|zPuerto Rico. 
650  0 Natural disasters|xEconomic aspects|zPuerto Rico. 
650  0 Sustainable development|zPuerto Rico. 
650  7 SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Hispanic American 
       Studies.|2bisacsh 
651  0 Puerto Rico|xEconomic conditions|y21st century. 
651  0 Puerto Rico|xSocial conditions|y21st century. 
651  0 United States|xPolitics and government|y2009-2017. 
655  0 Electronic books. 
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