Monday, June 27, 2022

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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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.