Saturday, January 16, 2021

Tag: Department of Homeland Security

Citing ‘years of chaos and impunity,’ ACLU calls for breakup of...

“We have to remove the loaded weapon that sits on the proverbial coffee table in the Oval Office.”

In the wake of Portland, calls to abolish DHS grow

As with almost anything in the country’s increasingly bought and paid for political system, there are powerful interests that will use their influence over politicians to protect the activities and funding of both ICE and DHS.

Overcrowding, rotten food & nooses: DHS watchdog confirms horrific conditions at...

Now Homeland Security’s own inspector general has revealed how detained immigrants are subjected to rotten food, severe overcrowding, inadequate medical care, and broken and overflowing toilets.

How ICE and other DHS agencies mine social media in the...

Through its vast and deeply flawed social media monitoring, the Department of Homeland Security jeopardizes the rights of travelers, immigrants, refugees, and many others.

DHS is locking immigrants in solitary confinement

Immigration detention is expensive, inhumane and unnecessary.

‘History will judge her:’ DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigns after months...

"Nielsen presided over a [DHS] that showed a blatant disregard for our Constitution, civil rights, and human life. History will judge her."

US government spying on journalists and immigration activists

Department of Homeland Security's abusive tactics against innocent U.S. citizens fits right alongside with its historically corrupt sister agencies.

Below the surface of ICE: The corporations profiting from immigrant detention

Activists are targeting the companies that make ICE run.

TSA’s ‘Quiet Skies’ surveillance program receives backlash, DHS to further review...

The surveillance program has air marshals following passengers and recording their behaviors and any other observations providing minute-by-minute updates for reports, which are sent directly to TSA.

Bernie Sanders goes beyond the call to abolish ICE, says America’s...

The "systemic cruelty of the American immigration system" has been around long before Trump.

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Trump and his key enablers

Is the Trump nightmare finally ending?

Will the Senate confirm coup plotter Nuland?

Victoria Nuland would be a ticking time-bomb in Biden’s State Department, waiting to sabotage his better angels much as she undermined Obama’s second-term diplomacy.

Capitol attack underscores white supremacist infiltration of police, military

Dozens of law enforcement officers, active-duty military members and veterans are suspected of having participated in the Jan. 6 rally and the storming of the Capitol.

QAnon pop quiz: How to rank American Presidents

There are no trick questions. The same does not go for the answers.

2 Virginia police officers arrested for participating in Capitol riots

“At this point, it’s a criminal matter and have to allow the authorities to prosecute their case as they see fit.”