Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Tag: immigrants

‘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.

Trump administration’s new immigration plan will detain families entering US illegally...

The new regulation would likely "lead to the detention of thousands of families apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border, by eliminating extra legal protections for children who arrive with their parents."

Government should pay for migrant families’ mental health services, lawsuit says

“These mental health services cannot be provided in the same slipshod manner as the government implemented its initial trauma inducing policy.”

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Border Patrol accused of ‘unfathomable cruelty’ for cracking whips on Haitians

“It doesn’t matter if a Democrat or Republican is president, our immigration system is designed for cruelty towards and dehumanization of immigrants,” said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Supreme Court has set a date to hear Mississippi’s abortion case

“The fate of Roe v. Wade and legal abortion is on the line.”

China bans single-use plastic straws and shopping bags

China is one of the world's biggest users of single-use plastic and in 2010, produced 60 million tonnes of plastic waste.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.

The profits of war

How corporate America cashed in on the post-9/11 pentagon spending surge.