Friday, May 14, 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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What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

What’s up with the herd?

The United States won’t achieve herd immunity because a significant portion of the herd is suffering from mad cow disease.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first environmental justice test

Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the closure of a controversial oil and gas facility that has sickened residents of the U.S. Virgin Island.

Sanders, Omar, and others introduce permanent universal school meals program

“No child in the richest country in the world should face hunger.”