Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: human rights

The limited mind: Why fear is driving humanity to extinction

I have previously written many articles describing one or more aspects of the dysfunctional nature of the typical human mind, together with...

Immigrant children sent to Chicago shelters are traumatized and sick, in...

The Trump administration is sending immigrant children who are alone, afraid and sick with fever, chickenpox and even tuberculosis to shelters in...

The inhumane treatment of migrants is not new. It’s a key...

More than a week after lawmakers flocked to the U.S.-Mexico border to observe the horrible treatment of refugee children and families in...

How Albuquerque hopes to meet the unique needs of urban Native...

In Albuquerque, Native Americans account for about 4% of the population, yet they make up 44% of the city’s homeless population, according...

In photos: As fury grows, tens of thousands rally across us...

Tens of thousands of Americans showed up at rallies across the country on Tuesday to demand the Trump administration close the detention...

The nonprofit hospital that makes millions, owns a collection agency and...

In July 2007, Carrie Barrett went to the emergency room at Methodist University Hospital, complaining of shortness of breath and tightness in...

Remembering Stonewall: On 50th anniversary, leaders of uprising look back on...

Fifty years ago today, just after midnight, at 1:30 in the morning on June 28, 1969, New York City police officers raided...

Fund head start, not internment camps

I came to this country from Mexico as a small child because my mother was escaping poverty and wanted to give my...

20 ways you can help immigrants now

Immigrant children are dying in federal custody. Children in detention are being denied basic supplies like soap and blankets—and the Trump administration says...

Trump admin moves 100 migrant kids back to “child jail” despite...

The Department of Homeland Security has moved 100 migrant children back to a Border Patrol facility in Clint, Texas, where infants and...

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It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

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 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

During the height of Stalin’s purges, the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich kept a packed suitcase near the door of his apartment. 

A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...