Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Tag: border

Japanese-American internment survivors protest plan to jail migrant kids at Fort...

"There’s a historical pattern of detention and separation of families that we’re seeing across the United States, affecting immigrant communities and affecting communities of color."

“Somebody is going to die”: Lawyer describes chaos, illness & danger...

"They’re breaking the law by taking the children away from their families."

The wall: Barrier or symbol?

Let’s be crystal clear: A wall has little or no advantage for law enforcement or border security.

We already have a border wall. It’s an environmental disaster.

"We’ve inhabited this land for so long, since the beginning of time and so not allowing that migration to flow disrupts people’s systems. We know the impacts [the border wall] has already had on our environment.”

Inhumanity at the border – and beyond

If the Trump administration can show such disregard for society’s most vulnerable people, what does that mean for clean water, endangered species and other environmental issues?

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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."

800 scientists sign declaration of support for global climate justice activists

"We believe it is our moral duty to act now, and we urge other scientists to join us in helping to protect humanity’s only home."

Trump is selling out America in Syria and beyond

The most xenophobic and isolationist American president in modern history has been selling America to foreign powers for his personal benefit. That’s...

America’s dairyland may have a PFAS problem

First, there was Fred Stone, the third-generation dairy farmer in Maine who discovered that the milk from his cows contained harmful chemicals. Then...
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Homewreckers: How Wall Street, banks & Trump’s inner circle used the 2008 housing crash...

We speak with investigative reporter Aaron Glantz about his new book “Homewreckers,” which looks at the devastating legacy of the foreclosure crisis...