Sunday, September 15, 2019

Tag: human rights

Insulated from the truth

In 1933, soon after Hitler's ascent to power, the British ambassador to Germany made this assertion: "I have the impression that the...

When comedian Dick Gregory tried to bust the word

One afternoon in New York City in the spring of 1964, I marched at the head of a small civil rights demonstration,...

Wheelchair destruction

The Boston Globe reported, “Police in the United States city of Boston Tuesday night destroyed three wheelchairs in a garbage truck compactor...

What ‘abolish ICE’ really means

As I stepped inside the Cannon House Office Building on a Tuesday in July, I felt like I was taking a step...

“A victory for the people of Puerto Rico”: Gov. Ricardo Rosselló...

Celebrations were held throughout the night in Puerto Rico after Governor Ricardo Rosselló announced he would resign, following 12 days of mass...

The cleaning lady

She works hard for her money, as the song relates. She's the cleaning lady, the one who gets on her knees and...

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...

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The American people will impeach the Republican Party and its members

Based on their record, what they say and what most of them refuse to do, the vow they made has become meaningless.

Here’s several reasons why Trump cannot take away birthright citizenship

Should a candidate for President that meets the “natural born” standard be declared unqualified because his parents were illegal?

Study confirms whale mortalities overwhelmingly caused by human activity

"Of all the causes identified, it is critical to emphasize that no adult or juvenile North Atlantic right whale deaths were a result of natural causes. Not one."

Meet Alexander von Humboldt, the first person to understand climate change — more than...

As the world burns — and as kids sound the alarm — the original environmental scientist is worth revisiting.

Avalanche-level liar Trump learned art of deception from the pros: US corporations

For avalanche-level lying, deceiving, and misleading, mega-mimic Donald Trump need look no further than the history of the corporate advertising industry and...