Sunday, May 19, 2019

Tag: immigrants

How the disappearance of immigrant workers created a movement in a...

This rural community might have agreed with Trump’s anti-immigration policies on paper. But it could not abide their neighbors being taken away.

Democratic Senators call for investigation into deaths of detained migrant children

"Unless we truly understand what happened in these tragedies, we cannot fix what went wrong and put the correct policies in place so that it never happens again.”

‘Invasion’ by caravan and the future of mass migration

One thing we can be sure of is that the mainstream corporate press has no interest in covering these issues at all, at least until they can no longer be ignored.

How Yemeni immigrant activists in NYC are changing a whole community’s...

This change, of course, has added a new and different dynamic to the community and, some have surmised, was one of the reasons the bodega strike was unlike anything the Yemeni community expected or experienced prior.

From farm to table, women in the US food system are...

The U.S. food sector depends heavily on immigrant labor and is also the lowest-paid and most exploited one in the nation.

Unions can protect workers from deportation. This coalition of 3.5 million...

The Teamsters is one of the labor unions taking a stand to protect TPS holders with the message that immigrant rights are worker rights.

Three easy fixes to Social Security and Medicare that Republicans don’t...

Instead of shutting immigrants out, allowing more immigrants into the country will help secure the future of Social Security and Medicare.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, October 10

Judge throws out felony charges against climate deniers, the top immigrant-friendly cities in the United States, Nikki Haley resigns as UN ambassador, and more.

Trump admin. sends 1,600 kids to Texas tent city as number...

“We have more children in detention now than ever before.”

Here’s what happened to the 99 immigrant children separated from their...

Confidential records reveal details about struggles to find parents and traumatic experiences during the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance crackdown.

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Patriot Prayer’s Joey Gibson has a sad day in Albany

NationofChange brings the exclusive story, as we were at the "Pro-Life rally for the innocent in NY."

‘Spoiler: Because Australia has universal healthcare:’ Watch Ocasio-Cortez ask pharma CEO why HIV drug...

"Because every single developed country in the world guarantees healthcare as a right except us. Except the United States."

3 dark and disturbing reasons why Trump could win again

We can't underestimate the ability of the self-serving super-rich to convince millions of Americans that a surging stock market and a powerful military are essential to their livelihoods. All at the expense of jobs and health care and education.
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‘The Planet’s on F***ing Fire:’ Bill Nye tells adults to grow up and tackle...

"There are a lot of things we could do to put it out – are any of them free? No, of course not. Nothing's free, you idiots. Grow the f**k up."

Robert Reich: The House now has a Constitutional duty to impeach Trump

This may not be the practical political thing to do. But it is the right thing to do.

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