Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Tag: border wall

Native Americans protesting Trump border wall tear gassed, arrested by US...

United States Border Patrol agents and Arizona law enforcement officials violently repressed a peaceful action held Monday morning by roughly 30 land and water protectors.

New engineering report finds privately built border wall will fail

Portions of the wall were in danger of overturning if not fixed due to extensive erosion just months after it was built.

Supreme Court leaves order in place permitting Trump administration to construct...

The order, which is temporary, gives the Trump administration authority to start the wall projects where fencing already exists.

Border wall construction ramps up during coronavirus pandemic

"The Sierra Club is joining its partners in the borderlands to call for the immediate halt of border wall construction during the coronavirus pandemic.

Making America great again in a new Wild West

The humanitarian and environmental disaster of Trump’s border wall.

Trump’s border wall is a multi-billion dollar corporate handout

The militarisation of the US border has led to an increase in migrant deaths and a windfall for the security industry.

Trump’s border wall pulls funding from military base schools and daycares

The Pentagon released a statement on Wednesday saying it has authorized $3.6 billion in military construction funds to help fund 175 miles...

Dems cave on the border

Why were Dems in the Senate and Dem centrists in the House so willing to accommodate Trump on an issue that is exploding into public consciousness?

How to make a difficult situation awful

Or why Donald Trump’s Great Wall Is Viagra for him, but a border disaster.

Just how bad is Trump’s new proposed budget?

"The Trump budget is breathtaking in its degree of cruelty and filled with broken promises."

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

‘Treasonous’ Patriots? Defunct exceptionalism? Inverse MAGA? The right smash-mouths its own perfidy

A cult of empty-headed, arm-waving stunts, as with the "rigged" election, is in the end no more than absurdist tomfoolery.

Virginia police officers suspended without pay for joining Capitol riots

The penalty for the misdemeanor is up to a year in jail. The penalty for the petty offense is up to six months in jail.

‘We’ve let the worst happen’: Reflecting on 400,000 dead

Eight months later, with 300,000 additional American lives lost and the chaotic distribution of the vaccine underway, Caroline Chen, health care reporter, shares her thoughts on where we are and what happens next.