Monday, July 22, 2019

Tag: immigrants

Nationwide ‘close the camps’ demonstrations announced to protest horrific conditions at...

"We need to fight for immigrant families and stop Donald Trump's racist policies, and we can only do it together."

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...

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.

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Putting out a Garbage Fyre: How reproductive rights advocates countered a week long anti-choice...

“What it’s about is reproductive and pregnancy outcomes and valuing them all...We need to be a society that values that decision for you because we’re a society that values healthy outcomes."

A tale of two druglords

One gets life behind bars, the other retired into luxury. Guess which one wreaked more havoc.

Which 2020 Democrats are taking money from the healthcare industry?

Hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and insurers are working together to stop Sanders’ proposed healthcare plan from gaining even more traction within the Democratic party.

How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

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

Elizabeth Warren issues statement opposing Trump’s nominee for Defense Secretary

“My fundamental concern is that the relationship between the Defense Department and giant defense contractors has become far too cozy."