Our news media has no issue showing / telling us about the devastation in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Yet it’s important to understand Puerto Rico’s history of being a victim of corporate pillaging, which has contributed to the extreme disaster unpreparedness, insane levels on unemployment, and a public health crisis. Even before it was hit by this hurricane, there was a severe economic and humanitarian crisis in PR. On top of this, while the territory has representation in Congress, it does not have a vote, and thus it does not have a voice in the policies by which it is effected. Lee Camp discusses this.