Thom is joined by Julio Rivera to discuss the state of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rican statehood, and what is to cause for this disaster. Is it the corruption of predatory Puerto Rican government officials as Julio suggests, the blatant racism of Donald Trump and the aftereffects of neocolonialism as Thom does, what do you think?

Thom is a four-time Project Censored-award-winning, New York Times best-selling author. His national daily progressive radio talk show is distributed to radio stations nationwide by Westwood One, Pacifica, and Free Speech TV. More people listen daily to the Thom Hartmann Program than any other progressive talk show in the nation.