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Russia Sows Doubts Over Chemical Attack in Syria, Aided by Pro-Trump Cable Channel

This much we know: someone is lying about the reported use of chlorine gas to kill dozens of Syrian civilians this month in a rebel-held enclave on the outskirts of Damascus. ...

Politicized by Trump, Teachers Threaten to Shake Up Red-State Politics

The teachers strikes that have roiled red states across the country burst onto the national scene seemingly out of nowhere. But a closer look at the peoplewho make up this mov...

Amazon Gets Huge Subsidies to Provide Good Jobs — but It’s a Top Employer of SNAP Recipients in at Least Five States

Later this year, Amazon will begin accepting grocery orders from customers using the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the federal anti-poverty program formerly known...

In 30 Years, Only 17 Women Won Sexual Harassment Claims Before Wall Street’s Oversight Body

For victims of sexual harassment on Wall Street, the case of Kathleen Mary O’Brien was a bad omen. In 1988, O’Brien, then a stockbroker at Dean Witter Reynolds, filed the earl...

Bernie Sanders’s Latest Criticism of Israel Signals an Actual Debate Coming in 2020

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., who has been increasingly vocal on the need to recognize the rights of the Palestinian people, laid out a vision for United States policy on the Is...

It’s Time to Admit That Half Measures Can’t Stop Climate Change

It can feel good to make fun of climate deniers. So let’s take a little romp with one: Wolfgang Müller. Here he is in a Dusseldorf hotel conference room,100 people gathered t...

John Conyers Resigned From Congress Over Sexual Harassment. His Son and Grandnephew Might Lose the Race to Replace Him.

Much of Washington assumes John Conyers IIIwill almost certainly replace his father, John Conyers Jr., who resigned late last year. John Conyers III apparently thinks so, too....

His Father Was Killed Because He Helped American Troops in Iraq. After 8 Years, He Hasn’t Received a U.S. Visa.

Ali was 13the first time he saw American soldiers. In 2003, as U.S. and British troops rolled into his hometown of Basra, Iraq,he joined his family and neighbors on the street...

Facebook Uses Artificial Intelligence to Predict Your Future Actions for Advertisers, Says Confidential Document

Since the Cambridge Analytica scandal erupted in March, Facebook has been attempting to make a moral stand for your privacy, distancing itself from the unscrupulous practices ...

How Andrew Cuomo Failed Student Borrowers

This week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo brokered a deal between warring factions of his own party. The Independent Democratic Conference, a breakaway group of eight senators...

A Key Trump-Russia Intermediary Has Been Missing for Months, as the Case for Collusion Grows Stronger

They met in Moscow. Joseph Mifsud saw her for the first time at the Bolshoi Theater. He struck up a conversation, offered to take her picture, and asked her out to dinner. Mif...

Striking Teachers in Coal and Gas Country Are Forcing States to Rethink Energy Company Giveaways

Like most billionaires, Oklahoma oilman Harold Hamm is not accustomed to doing things for himself. For that, there are people: people to drill wells, people to clean up after ...

A Bernie-Branded Millionaire Is Leading the Democratic Race for Governor. He Almost Ran as a Republican, Consultants Say.

A Michigan gubernatorial candidate who has branded himself as the Bernie Sanders of the 2018 raceprivately mused about running as an independent or Republican just weeks befor...

The Day After Trump’s ICE Raid in a Small Tennessee Town, 550 Kids Stayed Home From School

The rural community of Morristown, Tennessee, is reeling following the largest raid by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on a businessin a decade. On Thursday, agents w...

After Three Decades on Death Row, William Montgomery Was Granted a Reprieve. Yet His Dubious Conviction Still Stands.

Two weeks before he was scheduled to die for a crime he swore he did not commit, 52-year-old William T. Montgomery was granted a reprieve by Ohio Gov. John Kasich. “Too much d...

How the Assad Regime Tracked and Killed Marie Colvin for Reporting on War Crimes in Syria

It is a horrifying artifact of our digital era: a jumpy 18-minute-and-49-second cellphone video of a Skype call. Glimpses of an Arabic-language keyboard and laptop screen can ...

What Is Meat? Missouri Is Working to Legislate Against Lab-Grown Alternatives

As more and more Americans are substituting meat in their diets with plant-based alternatives, Missouri lawmakershave introduced a meat industry-friendly law that wouldimpose ...

When Soldiers Patrol the Border, Civilians Get Killed

The timeline of events was perfectly Trumpian. Last weekend, Easter weekend, the president of the United States was at his resort in Mar-a-Lago, hanging out with his right-win...

Trump’s Attacks on Migrant Caravan Underscore How the U.S. Outsources Immigration Enforcement to Mexico

The migrant and refugee caravan traveling through Mexico continued its northbound trek on Wednesday, heading towards Mexico City after temporarily stopping in the Mexican stat...

How John Bolton Wants to Destroy the Constitution to Attack North Korea

Several weeks before President Donald Trump announced that John Bolton would soon become his new national security adviser, Bolton wrote a peculiar op-ed for The Wall Street J...

The $500,000 GoFundMe Charity Campaign for Wealthy Ex-FBI Official Andrew McCabe is Obscene

In 2017, more than a half-million human beings –553,742of them to be exact – were homeless in the U.S.for at least some time.Last year was the first since the 2008 financial c...

Donald Trump and the GOP Are Expanding a Controversial Program to Privatize Public Housing

The most recent spending bill passed by the Republican Congress and signed into law by President Donald Trump includes amassive expansionof a controversial programcalled Renta...

Donald Trump’s New Policies Could Make It Harder for Torture Survivors to Get Asylum

President Donald Trump’s Twitter rants this weekend about “dangerous caravans” of migrants approaching the United States were followed by anannouncementon Monday that the Whit...

Donald Trump’s Embrace of Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Is an Absurd Twist on a Failed Policy

Several years ago, David Wiley, a professor of health education at Texas State University, was discussing human papillomavirus in one of his classes. The virus, known as HPV, ...

How the Trump Administration Is Botching Its Only Trial Run for the 2020 Census

Central Falls, in Providence County, Rhode Island, is home to 19,000 people living shoulder to shoulder on 1.2 square miles of hard New England earth. The majority of its resi...

Somali Refugee Turned Community Leader Describes Horrific Conditions in ICE Detention

When Guled Muhumed boarded his flight from San Antonio to El Paso, Texas, on Monday, he noticed something unusual. The 32-year-old Somali national and longtime U.S. resident w...

A Guaranteed Jobs-for-All Program Is Gaining Traction Among 2020 Democratic Hopefuls

The conservative approach to social programs has evolved in sophistication over the decades. With frontal assaults on Social Security and Medicaid having been badly beaten bac...

Michigan State University Sent Nine “Undercover” Cops to Richard Spencer Protest — but It Says That’s Not Surveillance

On March 5, as many as 500 antifascists converged on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing to protest a speech by white supremacist golden boy Richard Spence...

The Prosecution of Noor Salman, Pulse Shooter’s Widow, Highlights the Criminalization of Domestic Abuse Survivors

The first time Noor Salman told her aunt about the abuse she’d suffered at the hands of her husband was also the first time she found herself free of him. It was June 2016, ju...

Trump’s Nominee to Oversee Superfund Program Spent Decades Fighting EPA Cleanups on Behalf of Polluters

Though he has openly disparaged much of his agency’s mission, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has remained steadfastly enthusiastic about Superfund,...

Puerto Rico Wants to Cut Costs by Shipping Prisoners to U.S. Mainland. It Tried This Before — It Didn’t Go Well.

Since Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico six months ago, dealing a new blow to an island already crippled by devastating austerity measures, some 200,000 residents have ...

Mexicans Fear Abuses As New Law Empowers Military — but U.S. Security Aid Keeps Coming

Last December, the Mexican governmentenacted a new law that empoweredits military to act domestically against “internal security threats,” cementing the role of the country’s ...

Week of Hell: Dozens of African Detainees Allege Serial Abuse and Hate Crimes at Notorious Private Immigration Jail

Late last month,roughly 80 immigrant men from Somalia, Kenya, and Sudan arrived at a remote, for-profit detention center in West Texas to await deportation. In the week that f...

Survivors of Sexual Abuse at the U.N. Say Their Stories Have Been Ignored For Far Too Long

Late one night in May 2009, Shannon Mouillesseaux, an American working for the United Nations Refugee Agency, awoke to a bang in her hotel room in Sri Lanka. A band of hooded,...

Donald Trump’s Civil Rights Office for Housing Has Found the Real Problem: Pets

The Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity at the Department of Housing and Urban Development was designed to confront discrimination, segregation, and poverty. Instead,...

Group That Opposes Sex Work Gave Money to Prosecutors’ Offices — And Got Stings Against Johns in Return

In a sting operationtwo years ago, Seattle-area police infiltrated a group of men who patronized Korean-born sex workers and wrote about them for a website called The Review B...

Climate Change Policy Is Proving Difficult To Enact Even in Liberal States with Democratic Control

Democrats in Washington state this winter exploded onto the political scene. In November, an unabashed progressive, Manka Dhingra, won a special election that flipped control ...

The NSA Worked to “Track Down” Bitcoin Users, Snowden Documents Reveal

Internet paranoiacs drawn to Bitcoin have long indulged fantasies of American spies subverting the booming, controversial digital currency.Increasingly popular among get-rich-...

From Belfast to Guantánamo: the Alleged Torture of Northern Ireland’s “Hooded Men”

For Jim Auld,it began at a house party. On August 9, 1971, while he and his friends drank pints of beer and danced to the Rolling Stones in their nationalist neighborhood of W...

Brazil’s Marielle Franco Denounced Three Murders in the Days Before Her Assassination. These Are the Stories.

Marielle Franco’s killers were notout to rid themselves of a 38-year-old member of Rio City Councilwho dedicated her days to pressing political causes. They wanted to silence ...

Puerto Ricans and Ultrarich “Puertopians” Are Locked in a Pitched Struggle Over How to Remake the Island

The Intercept produces fearless, adversarial journalism, covering stories the mainstream media misses on national security, politics, criminal justice, technology, su...

Polish Law on Holocaust Draws New Attention to Anti-Semitism in Poland’s Past and Present

There is no doubt that Polish Jews were not the only ones singled out for terror, persecution and murder by the Nazis during the German occupation of Poland that began in 1939...

How The New York Times Is Making War With Iran More Likely

It’s not easy to say which country America will fight in its next ill-advised war. Iran? Or, assuming President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un don’t hit it off at their summit, ...

Amid Rampant Wage Theft in Post-Harvey Reconstruction, Immigrant Workers Take on Disaster Recovery Giant — and Win

About a month after Hurricane Harvey, Karla Lopez saw a post on Facebook about a job repairing a flooded apartment complex in north Houston. When she called to find out more, ...

Self-Funded Millionaires Are Forcing Promising Democrats Out Of California Primaries

Things looked to be going well for Jay Chen. A son of Taiwanese immigrants and a Navy reservist, Chen entered the race for California’s 39th Congressional District, which cove...

Jason Jorjani Fancied Himself an Intellectual Leader of a White Supremacist Movement — Then It Came Crashing Down

A week and a half after Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential election, Jason Reza Jorjani took the stage at a white supremacist conference in Washington, D.C. Richa...

The Democratic Establishment is Moving Closer and Closer to Single Payer, But Activists Want the Real Thing

The last twotimes that Democrats seized both the White House and Congress, in 1993 and 2009, they immediately embarked on efforts to reform the national health care system. Bo...

Politicians Campaign on Free Speech While Voting to Penalize Boycotts of Israel

Politiciansaround the country are seizing upon highly publicized episodes of conservatives faced with harassment and heckling on college campuses by responding with a wave of ...

From North Dakota to Puerto Rico, Controversial Security Firm Profits From Oil Protests and Climate Disasters

TigerSwan, the mercenary security company best known for its efforts to suppress indigenous-led resistance to the Dakota Access oil pipeline, is stepping up its pursuit of pro...

Senate Claims to Fix Its Wall Street Bill, but a Look at the Text Says It’s Still a Giveaway

Earlier this week, the Senate got 50 Republicans, 16 Democrats, and one Democratic-leaning independent to move forward on S.2155, the bipartisan bank deregulation bill. With t...

The Young Karl Marx: A Film Whose Time Has Come

A spectre was haunting the Inner Harbor. Gathered at the Hilton Baltimore last weekend were the members ofthe Congressional Progressive Caucus. For decades, the CPC has been a...

The Left Is Erasing Black and Brown People From the Opioid Epidemic, and Missing the Raging Drug War

Emilie Rose Hanscomeremembers the first timeher boyfriend overdosed in their bed. He was breathing strangely, keeping her awake. “I kept poking him because I was annoyed,” say...

Teacher Unrest Spreads to Oklahoma, Where Educators Are “Desperate For a Solution”

Last summer, Teresa Dank, a third-grade teacher in Tulsa, Oklahoma, gained national attention after she began panhandling to raise money for her classroom. Like many other tea...

Ivanka Trump Backed Flynn and Manafort. She Discussed Firing Comey. How Has She Evaded Mueller’s Investigation?

Ivanka Trump is the ghost of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation: She is connected, either directly or tangentially, to events at the heart of the probe, yet...

Congress Failed to Meet Donald Trump’s DACA Deadline, but These Dreamers Are Fighting On

Just weeks ago, immigration reform was all Congress could talk about. But in the whirlwind that is Washington politics, lawmakers’ attention spans can be short, and they’ve mo...

As Female Imprisonment in Brazil Skyrockets, a Heavy Burden Falls on the Women Left at Home

Jessica Rodrigues opened the door of her small brick house in Sapiranga, a city in southern Brazil, to discover her cousin’s three young daughters huddled in the rain. Rodrigu...

Bank Earnings Are Soaring, but Congress Wants to Gut Post-Crisis Safeguards

Dick Bove, a high-profile banking analyst, was feeling contrite. For years, Bove, a regular on CNBC, has been arguing for the rollback of regulations imposed after the 2008 fi...

The NYT’s Bari Weiss Falsely Denies Her Years of Attacks on the Academic Freedom of Arab Scholars Who Criticize Israel

Afterthe New York Times last April hired Bari Weiss towrite for and edit its op-ed page, I wrote a long article detailing her history of pro-Israel activism and, especially, h...

Secret Surveillance and the Legacy of Torture Have Paralyzed the USS Cole Bombing Trial at Guantánamo

Last month, a judge at Guantánamo Bay suspended indefinitely the trial of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, paralyzing one of the most high-profile cases to go before the island prison...

Another Failed Execution: The Torture of Doyle Lee Hamm

As the white van rolled toward the death house at Holman Correctional Facility last Thursday night, 57-year-old Danny Hamm began to sweat. The vehicle was emblazoned with the ...

Consumers Are Revolting Against Animal Cruelty — So the Poultry Industry Is Lobbying for Laws to Force Stores to Sell Their Eggs

This article includes graphic imagessome readers may find disturbing. Over the last decade, thanks to a cascade of undercover exposés of factory farms and slaughterhouses by a...

New Orleans Surveillance Program Gives Powerful Tools to a Police Department With a History of Racism and Abuse

As you walk down Felicity Street in the Central City neighborhood of New Orleans, red and blue flashing lights radiate from around the corner. But when you turn on to South Li...

As the Trial of Omar Mateen’s Wife Begins, New Evidence Undermines Beliefs About the Pulse Massacre, Including Motive

Newly released evidence today calls into serious doubt many of the most widespread beliefs about the 2016 shooting by Omar Mateen at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, which kill...

ICE Shackled 92 Somalis for 40 Hours On a Failed Deportation Flight. That Was Just the Start of the Abuse.

For a brief moment in December 2017, the international spotlight shined on the case of 92 deportees who were on an Immigration and Customs Enforcement-chartered flight to Soma...

Instead of Taking on Gun Control, Democrats are Teaming with Republicans for a Stealth Attack on Wall Street Reform

Kate Aronoff contributed reporting from New York, Aída Chávezand Ryan Grim from Washington, and Lee Fang from California. In mid-January,Citigroup executives held a conference...

NSA Used Porn to “Break Down Detainees” in Iraq — and Other Revelations From 297 Snowden Documents

He was an NSA staffer but also a volunteer, having signed up to provide technical expertise for a wide-ranging, jointCIA mission in Iraq. He did not know what he was getting h...

DCCC Goes Nuclear, Slams Dem Candidate As Corrupt For Same Behavior It Engages In Regularly

On Thursday evening, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee took the extraordinary step of publicly attacking a prominent Democratic candidate in a contested Texas pr...

Trump Blames Gun-Free Zones for School Shootings, Echoing Myth Spread by NRA

For a second straight day, President Donald Trump suggested that school shootings, like the one at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, last week that cl...

The Story Behind the California Democratic Party Convention’s Floor Fracas

A ruckus broke out on the floor of the California Democratic Party Convention on Sunday following a contested endorsement for a congressional seat in Orange County, California...

Oxycontin Maker Quietly Worked to Weaken Legal Doctrine That Could Lead to Jail Time for Executives

Purdue Pharma, the maker of Oxycontin, revolutionized the opioid industry through aggressive marketing tactics that encouraged the widespread use of prescription painkillers. ...

Democratic Congressional Candidate Built Lucrative Career Spying on Left-Wing Activists

Patrick Ryan, acongressional candidate from New York, isleaning on his experience as a small business entrepreneurto establish his readiness for office, but he has curiously f...

Iona Craig Won a Polk Award for Her Investigation of a SEAL Team Raid That Killed Women and Children in Yemen. Here’s How She Did It.

A little more than a year ago, on January 29, 2017, Iona Craig was at the tail end of a month-long reporting trip to Yemen. On that day, special operators from the U.S. Navy’s...

Betsy DeVos is Helping Puerto Rico Re-Imagine Its Public School System. That Has People Deeply Worried.

Puerto Rico, in the midst of the chaos and instability following Hurricane Maria, is moving quickly forward with plans to institute a wide swath of education reforms, with the...

EMILY’s List Weighs in Hard in Texas Primary — Against a Leading Woman in the Trump Resistance

EMILY’s List is dumping big money into an upcoming Democratic primary in Texas’s 7th Congressional District, pitting the women’s group against a pro-choice woman who was, in t...

Citigroup Drove Puerto Rico Into Debt. Now It Will Profit From Privatization on the Island.

One of the same banks that drove the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, or PREPA, into the red will now be paid to help auction it off to the highest bidder. Citigroup Glob...

U.S.-Trained Police Are Hunting Down and Arresting Protesters Amid Post-Election Crisis in Honduras

It was the middle of the night when they broke down the door. The children, aged3 and 6, and their parents were all fast asleep in their home in Pimienta, a town 18 miles sout...

Elizabeth Warren Opens Up About Her Choices in Every Presidential Election Since 1972

Elizabeth Warren’s first political memory is from around the time she was six years old, listening to stories about the Great Depression from her grandmother, Hannie Crawford ...

For Presidents’ Day, Here’s One Vicious, Ghastly and/or Fascinating Fact About Every U.S. President

Happy Presidents’ Day! Even though it’s not exactly Presidents’ Day. According to the federal government, the name of this holiday is merely Washington’s Birthday. The Office ...

How UK Spies Hacked a European Ally and Got Away With It

For a moment, it seemed the hackers had slipped up and exposed their identities. It was the summer of 2013, and European investigators were looking into an unprecedented breac...

Amid a Record Homicide Rate, Baltimore Called a Ceasefire — and It Worked. But How Can It Last?

During the first weekend of February, Baltimore resident Ralph Moore joined hundreds of others outside in the freezing cold with a simple request: that nobody kill anybody. Mo...

A Massive U.S. Drone Base Could Destabilize Niger — and May Even Be Illegal Under Its Constitution

Late in the morning of October 4last year, a convoy of Nigerien and American special forces soldiers in eight vehicles left the village of Tongo Tongo. As they made their way ...

While Everybody Slept, Congress Did Something Extraordinary for Vulnerable Children

Tucked quietly into the most recent congressional measure to keep the government open was the most sweeping and ambitious piece of child welfare legislation passed in at least...

U.S. Secretly Negotiated With Russians to Buy Stolen NSA Documents — and the Russians Offered Trump-Related Material, Too

The United States intelligence community has been conducting a top-secret operation to recover stolen classified U.S. government documents from Russian operatives, according t...

How ICE Works to Strip Citizenship from Naturalized Americans

For 10 years, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s investigative office has worked to keep its internal handbook out of American courts. The handbook could have been use...

Trump Administration Upends the Lives of Asylum-Seekers in So-Called Anti-Fraud Crackdown

Pap Koudjo is a satirical journalist from Togo, who founded and ran his own magazine that was critical of the oppressive 50-year rule of the government in the West African nat...

In Leaked Chats, WikiLeaks Discusses Preference for GOP Over Clinton, Russia, Trolling, and Feminists They Don’t Like

On a Thursday afternoon in November 2015, a light snow was falling outside the windows of the Ecuadorian embassy in London, despite the relatively warm weather, and Julian Ass...

ICE Is Targeting Political Opponents for Deportation, Ravi Ragbir and Rights Groups Say in Court

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is unconstitutionally using its power to suppress political dissent by targeting outspoken immigration activists for surveillance and ...

For Georgia Democrats, the Governor’s Mansion Is in Reach. But Are They Selling the Platform Voters Want?

Stacey Abrams is a progressive: just ask her. “I believe in shared power. I believe in a sacred power. I believe in a people power — the willpower of progressives to put real ...

Retired Missouri Judge Who Sentenced Juvenile to 241 Years: “I Hope He Gets Out”

As Circuit Court Judge Evelyn Baker stared down at Bobby Bostic in her St. Louis courtroom, she was filled with disgust. It was the winter of 1997. Bostic had been found guilt...

For Immigrant Students on Long Island, Trump’s War on Gangs Means the Wrong T-Shirt Could Get You Deported

One day last spring, Dennis was walking to his 10th-grade English class at Hempstead High School on Long Island when he felt someone run up behind him. Three boys he had seen ...

How Powerful Men Helped Rob Porter Keep His White House Job After Learning He Abused Former Partners

In January 2017, the FBI began interviewing Rob Porter’s former romantic partners, part of the standard process for granting security clearance to high-level White House aides...

Six Insurgent Candidates Just Out-Raised Their Establishment Democratic Opponents

At least six progressive insurgents managed to out-raise their establishment Democratic opponents in House races in the final quarter of 2017, a stunning development that thre...

The Stock Market Swings Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Our Rigged Economy

Karl Marx used to say that unemployed people were capitalism’s reserve army. Though he didn’t invent the term, he meant that capitalism drew its strength from this army, stand...

The First Amendment Transcends the Law. It Gives Us Strength in Dark Times.

On December 13, I entered the Cook County Courthouse in Chicago prepared to be taken into custody and jailed for contempt. At issue was a subpoena demanding I answer questions...

Israel’s “Safe Zone” Is Creeping Farther Into Syria

Israel is expanding its influence and control deeper into opposition-held southern Syria, according to multiple sources in the area. After failed attempts to ensure its intere...

Former Wives of Top White House Aide Rob Porter Both Told FBI He Abused Them

As the FBI conducted a background check on an incoming senior White House official last year, the bureau learned of the man’s history of domestic abuse. Rob Porter, a top aide...

Iowa Progressive Emerges as Serious Challenger to Eight-Term Congressional Republican Steve King

Iowa Republican Steve King is a notorious bigot who has comfortably served in Congress since 2003, but a surprising challenger in the historically Republican district is provi...

Why a Convicted Killer Is Running for Office in Texas

On a cold day in January, Lewis Conway Jr. walked around the apartment complex in Austin, Texas, where he stabbed a man nearly 27 years ago. He spent two decades under the sup...

“I Refused to Secretly Spy” — An Iranian-American Turned Down the FBI and Wound Up With a Prison Sentence

To all appearances, Ahmad Sheikhzadeh led the life of a typical New York academic. A 62-year-old Columbia University Ph.D., he lived alone in a small West Village rental, prac...

Hedge Fund-Driven Austerity Could Come Back to Bite the Hedge Funds Driving it in Puerto Rico

Virtually every headline about the Puerto Rican government’s newly released fiscal plan has focused on its finding that the island won’t be able to pay back the vast majority ...