Sunday, April 5, 2020

Tag: DACA

‘This is my home:’ Meet the lead plaintiff in the Supreme...

The Obama-era program has granted protection from deportation and a work permit to at least 700,000 undocumented people who were brought to the United States as children.

New York passes DREAM Act, becomes fourth largest state to do...

New York now joins 18 other states who have passed various bills over the years.

Root causes of America’s immigration dilemma: And the necessary, viable solution

If the root cause of this problem, the law-breaking companies, is not addressed then the problem will continue to plague America.

Talking sense about immigration

In the end, isn’t it time to challenge the notion that people in general, and immigrants in particular, can be easily divided into deserving good guys and undeserving bad guys?

If you think DACA recipients are the only ones whose jobs...

Trump’s policy plans will end up hurting many people’s jobs, even though one of the biggest planks in his campaign platform was his promise to make jobs “great again” in America.

Why we must all fight for the DREAM Act

These DACA young people are our neighbors, our colleagues, and our classmates.

Meet the resistance to Russian interference in 2018

These men are running on progressive tickets, supporting Medicare for All and DACA.

DACA sophistry: Trumpery at its worst

Another round of punitive disruption-for-disruption-sake Trumpism – except for the innocence of the targets. DACA children, brought into the only country they know, are now reduced to ideological bargaining chips to distract from endless failures. Trump populism? Little more than an unfeeling tyranny of the shrinking minority.

Banishing DREAMers: The meanness isn’t just Trump

Tens of millions of Americans – many aging and white – are willing to sabotage young people rather than to accept racial diversity.

Trump’s hurricane of hate

Trump will only back down if faced with massive grass-roots pressure.

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‘Nightmare scenario that everyone predicted’: As millions struggle to meet basic needs, Trump organization...

“I’d be interested in knowing what help Trump and Jared are extending to their tenants as they ask for help themselves.”

Why is Monsanto losing lawsuits over roundup?

Agrochemical corporation Monsanto created Roundup in the 1970s to help farmers more effectively kill the weeds that harmed their crops. Today, Roundup...

Taxpayers paid millions to design a low-cost ventilator for a pandemic. Instead, the company...

As coronavirus sweeps the globe, there is not a single Trilogy Evo Universal ventilator — developed with government funds — in the U.S. stockpile.

What we need to understand about asymptomatic carriers if we’re going to beat coronavirus

ProPublica’s health reporter Caroline Chen explains what the conversation around asymptomatic coronavirus carriers is missing, and what we need to understand if we’re going to beat this nefarious virus together.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."