Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: border wall

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."

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.

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How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

During the height of Stalin’s purges, the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich kept a packed suitcase near the door of his apartment. 

A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...