Thursday, May 23, 2019

Government could hold migrant families indefinitely in unlicensed detention centers under new plan

New Trump administration regulations would dismantle the landmark Flores agreement and allow authorities to release children only to a parent or legal guardian – even if those adult guardians are detained.

Trump says Republicans lost at midterms because people put on disguises to vote illegally

"If you buy a box of cereal - you have a voter ID."

BREAKING: 12 dead after mass shooting took place at a bar in California

The gunman, Ian David Long, who was a Marine Corps veteran, killed at least 12 people at the bar and country music hall in Thousand Oaks.

Undocumented black migrants build an informal organizing network

Undocumented black migrants are building an informal network to help each other navigate their uncertain immigration status in the U.S.

Autocrats, incorporated

Tom Engelhardt gives his thoughts on election day 2018.

Billionaires made more money in 2017 than any other year in recorded history

Meanwhile, 18.5 million Americans live in extreme poverty and "5.3 million live in Third World conditions of absolute poverty."

Big oil cheers Trump’s ‘new NAFTA’ but Mexico could complicate things

Mexico’s recently elected president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has yet to comment on the USMCA's energy-related provisions.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, October 12

Law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice, Chinese intel officer arrested and charged with economic espionage, Enbridge Pipeline explosion forces First Nations community to flee, and more.

Trump and the end of antitrust

America used to have antitrust laws that permanently stopped corporations from monopolizing markets, and often broke up the biggest culprits.

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, October 11

Bernie slams Trump’s Op-Ed and calls him a liar, Republican official caught purging tens of thousands of black voters, Monsanto seeks to undo $289M Roundup verdict, and more.