Thursday, January 17, 2019

Tag: border wall

How not to build a ‘great, great wall’

As long as the United States keeps coming up with new ways to fortify the border, people will keep coming up with new ways to beat the border.

Bernie Sanders responds to Trump’s border wall address, debunking president’s lies...

Sen. Bernie Sanders called out the president for lying to the American people and creating a false crisis at the border.

Bernie Sanders rebukes Trump for Stoking ‘fear and hatred’ with lie-soaked...

"Mr. President, we don’t need to create artificial crises. We have enough real ones. Let us end this shutdown and bring the American people together around an agenda that will improve life for all of our people."

Trump’s delusion about the wall that never was

Let’s be clear on one thing: There is no Wall. There never has been a serious plan to build a Wall. And there never will be a Wall.

New survey shows majority of Americans are against funding for the...

"What if we instead added $5.7 billion in teacher pay? Or replacing water pipes? Or college tuition/prescription refill subsidies? Or green jobs?"

Ocasio-Cortez: If US has $5.7 billion for Trump’s border wall, what...

"And just like that, GOP discovers $5.7 billion for a wall," says the incoming congresswoman. "But notice how no one's asking the GOP how they're paying for it."

The border fetish

The U.S. frontier as a zone of profit and sacrifice.

Trump wants $1.6 billion for the border wall. That covers just...

All this for a boondoggle project most Americans continue to oppose.

The gaping hole in Trump’s border wall

The problem with Trump's bombastic presidential promises is that they turn out to be duds.

Race, belonging, and unconditional white amnesty

Though Trump casts amnesty as incompatible with “being a country of rules,” history proves otherwise.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Elizabeth Warren calls for investigation into Trump’s Chief of Staff

Sen. Elizabeth Warren recently called for an investigation into whether Mulvaney violated federal ethics laws governing negotiations over post-government employment.

Toxic red tide in Florida kills scores of sea turtles and other marine life

"Our water and natural resources are the foundation of our economy and our way of life in Florida. So today, I’m signing an Executive Order to take immediate action to protect our environment and our water."

Recycling is not enough. Zero-packaging stores show we can kick our plastic addiction

Zero-packaging stores show, in their own small way, a viable and healthier alternative to the current system. Both for ourselves, local economies and the planet.

New study reminds us of the sickening rate at which ice is melting

“That’s just the tip of the iceberg, so to speak. As the Antarctic ice sheet continues to melt away, we expect multi-meter sea level rise from Antarctica in the coming centuries,”

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