Monday, August 3, 2020

Tag: DHS

Former Acting Inspector General for DHS indicted on fraud and theft...

From October 2014 to April 2017, Edwards, his former subordinate, Murali Yamazula Venkata, and other government employees reportedly stole the personal data of nearly 250,000 DHS employees.

DHS is locking immigrants in solitary confinement

Immigration detention is expensive, inhumane and unnecessary.

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

Activists are targeting the companies that make ICE run.

Trump ends administration’s policy of separation of children from migrant families...

Trump's "sudden surrender" is being equated to condemnation from human rights groups calling the Trump administration's policy "egregious practices."

Trump’s war on children is an act of state terrorism

The time has come for the American public to make clear that resistance to the emerging fascism in the United States is not an option.

Why abolishing ICE is good climate policy

The war on terror has unleashed unspeakable cruelty. We must not rely on its institutions to fix the climate crisis.

Myths and facts: Trump’s separation of families and detention of children...

Media Matters has gathered and debunked the most common strains of misinformation attempting to whitewash the cruel and unusual practice.

Sen. Merkley tries to gain access into migrant shelter for kids,...

"We still have no idea what’s happening in the detention center where reportedly up to a thousand children are being held, since they refused the senator’s request to go inside.”

200 DHS employees accepted nearly $15M in bribes

Responsible for guarding more than 7,000 miles of the border, customs agents and Border Patrol officers accepted the most bribes within the last ten years.

Four Secret Service Assistant Directors Demoted Amid Scandals

Although acting Director Joseph Clancy demoted four assistant directors, they are now free to resign or report for new assignments within the Secret Service or its parent agency, DHS. Has the Secret Service suffered from a lack of leadership?

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Bernie groups break free of Dems: New party rising?

The beauty of the foregoing strategy is that it seeks a viable new party through a graduated series of accomplishable, grassroots-based electoral successes.

‘History will not judge this kindly’: DNC Platform Committee votes down Medicare for All...

"The fact that our nation is the only advanced industrial country without universal healthcare cannot be blamed on Republican obstruction alone. It was also caused by Democratic leaders who've spent decades catering to corporate interests."

Trump’s threat to negate election results automatically disqualifies him

Trump the ignorant disruptive seems oblivious to what negating elections from willful blindness means.

We’re staring into the face of America’s worst political crisis since the civil war

Trump doesn’t give a damn about COVID-19. Or about the death rate. Or the millions of people who have lost their jobs or homes or health insurance.

FAQs for anti-maskers and anti-vaxxers

The following is satire that is, however, based on actual anti-masker and anti-vaxxer arguments and memes.