Monday, June 21, 2021

Tag: immigration

2016: The Year of the Know-Nothings?

There's always a deep pool of intolerance and bigotry below the surface of a society. The societies that incubate the terrorists we fear most are no exception.

VIDEO: The Four Big Lies About Immigrants—and the Truth

While Donald Trump “opened the floodgates to lies about immigration,” Robert Reich uncovers these myths and explores the truth behind immigration and the government’s comprehensive immigration reform.

Pope Francis Urges US to End Arms Trade and Open Doors...

In the first ever pope address at a joint session of Congress, Pope Francis urged U.S. lawmakers to adopt the "Golden Rule" when dealing with immigration and to put an end to the international arms trade. But does money stand in the way?

How GOP Candidates Would Deal with Syria (the Short Version) (Video)

During the second GOP debate at CNN, anchor Jake Tapper asked the question: "What would you do right now if you were president, to get the Russians out of Syria?" Watch as each candidate dodges the question.

The Migrant Crisis: Arms that Welcome, Arms that Kill

More than 12 million people have been displaced from Syria, where a brutal civil war has killed hundreds of thousands of people. How ironic many of the migrants are running to the countries that sold the weapons fueling the warfare in Syria.

Pope Francis’ Call to Host Refugees Contrasts with America’s Anti-Immigrant ‘Religious...

Was Pope Francis’ call to host refugees a slam against the anti-immigrant right wing? Many American Christian leaders aren't too keen when it comes to the issue of Syrian refugees being accepted by the U.S.

Criminalizing Refugees: The Disgrace of Britain’s Immigration Detention Centers

Fleeing war, persecution and acute poverty, men, women and children have migrated to the U.K. for generations. Coming in search of peace, instead, many find themselves being incarcerated.

Prosecute US Companies Who Hire Illegal Immigrant Workers to the Fullest...

Who is primarily responsible for facilitating a steady inflow of illegal immigrants into our country? The guilty parties include a huge number of U.S. companies and our own government.

Will Immigrants Who Built America Redeem It?

America is not just a land of immigrants, it was built by “foreigners” to reinvent themselves. It's time for a reality check, America—"Remember always, that all of us, you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.”

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Shrewd deceptions: Lying by omission

Understanding how misguided and arguably insane our military priorities and spending are.
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Ohio cop on leave after driving over gunshot victim

“I want the officer held accountable just like if they get the suspect, they will hold him accountable.”

The Pandemic is us (but now mostly them)

Power, wealth, and justice in the time of COVID-19.

Unknown soldiers: America’s secret, privatized army

While many American policy makers believe that their country is ‘exceptional’ and thus shouldn’t have to follow long established laws, other governments see the precedents they set and act accordingly.