Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: Homeland Security

Homeland Security listed these climate activists as ‘extremists’ alongside mass killers

"I think there is a strategy that right-wing forces are using to criminalize dissent. This bulletin shows that dirty hand."

Homeland security’s civil rights unit lacks power to stop abuse of...

The children’s lawyer was incensed. Her two tiny clients — one of them blind — had been in a shelter for three...

‘Egregious abuse of power:’ Report says Trump offered pardon to CBP...

Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-Penn.) called it "a textbook example of abuse of power and reckless disregard for the rule of law – and it's no 'joking' matter."

Progressive Briefing for Monday, June 18, 2018

Separating families at the border, the Poor People's Campaign, Republicans and the NRA fight against gun regulations, and more.

Who polices the immigration police?

Claims of unjust arrests by ICE agents and cops often disappear into an overwhelmed immigration court system.

Buying homeland insecurity

America’s $50-plus billion annual boondoggle.

Beyond Harvey and Irma

Militarizing Homeland Security in the climate-change era.

Welcome to the police state of America for immigrants

The bottom line of his orders is to give permission to ICE and local cops around the country to use their own judgment in enforcing this vague law.

Danger ahead: Trump, Pompeo, the Kochs and the end of diplomacy

Trump says he will rely on his advisors. He has to as he knows nothing about policy, the world, the working class he always goes on about, or government in general.

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.

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How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

Babies poop has ten times more microplastics than in adults, study finds

“Unfortunately, with the modern lifestyle, babies are exposed to so many different things for which we don't know what kind of effect they can have later in their life.”

WHO updates Air Quality Guidelines

The WHO determined that air pollution inflicts on human health at even lower concentrations than previously understood.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.