Monday, June 27, 2022

Tag: border wall

Bread, circuses, and duct tape

There is, of course, no emergency, despite the rape fantasy that the president has regularly tried to pass off as public policy.

A swiftian modest proposal for the president

Or how to solve the border and China problems in one swell foop.

NationofChange joins thousands in fake national emergency response rally

NationofChange joined 50,000 other activists to show that people in this country would show up on a moments notice and say "No," when their government overreached.

Trump’s national emergency creates another border crisis – for families, wildlife, protected...

The president’s “unlawful declaration over a crisis that does not exist does great violence to our Constitution and makes America less safe, stealing from urgently needed defense funds for the security or our military and our nation.”

Public Citizen: Trump’s national emergency declaration paves way for sweeping authoritarianism

The bill includes nearly $1.4 billion to build 55 miles of new border barriers out of steel, far less than the $5.7 billion requested by President Trump.

The psychology of the wall

Wall are cropping up all over the world. But as with guns, the sense of safety and security that comes from a wall is almost entirely illusory.

Court allows Trump to bulldoze environmental laws for border wall

"Congress has ceded its authority to Trump, who has swept aside fundamental public safety and environmental laws to build walls that won't work."

Nearly 15,000 counter Trump event with El Paso rally to reject...

"The only threat to our border community is Donald Trump's lies. A border wall is a threat to our environment, our economy and everyday lives as fronterizos."

Progressives call to #DefundHate, tell Democrats not to fund Trump’s aggressive...

"We don't want money for an institution that is demonizing and criminalizing our immigrant neighbors."

City in Arizona approves resolution for removal of ‘irresponsible’ and ‘inhumane’...

The resolution called the razor wire "not only irresponsible, but inhumane" and argues that this type of wall "is only found in a war, prison or battle setting."

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US Court of Appeals overturns EPA’s decision that glyphosate is safe for humans and...

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto-Bayer’s pesticide, is the most widely used pesticide in the world.

Ugly side of Trump’s 2020 lies and bullying come before committee 

Trump-directed mobs threaten officials who wouldn’t cheat for him.

The current US Supreme Court is not constitutionally legitimate

Dobbs is a watershed attack that will come to be known as an infamous consolidation of an unrelenting extremist assault on this country's gains for equality and justice.

Ten ways billionaires avoid taxes on an epic scale

After a year of reporting on the tax machinations of the ultrawealthy, ProPublica spotlights the top tax-avoidance techniques that provide massive benefits to billionaires.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time.