Thursday, April 18, 2024

Tag: immigration

An American New Deal for an entire continent?

The fundamentals of geopolitical change.

‘Disastrous’: SCOTUS upholds Title 42 migrant policy during court fight

"As a Covid control strategy, a humanitarian policy, and a border policy, Title 42 has not only failed but caused irreparable harm on a massive scale."

Contradictions negate Lady Liberty’s message

Today’s anti-immigration anger is revoking the generous promises we identify with Lady Liberty.

‘Totally unacceptable’: US rejecting 90% of Afghans seeking asylum under humanitarian...

"We don't feel safe," lamented one Afghan asylum-seeker whose brothers translated for U.S. invasion forces. "We don't know what will happen in an hour. We don't know what will happen tomorrow."

Our country is trading children’s lives for guns 

Guns have become an intimate part of American culture, one that is fed by gun-makers and the gun lobby, the right-wing media and Hollywood, and of course the Republican Party. Our children are paying the price.

Trump’s asylum ban hasn’t disappeared—but media outrage over it has

As border crossings increased in the second year of the pandemic, Republicans, Democrats and the Washington Post are all in agreement that shelving human rights concerns is the price of keeping unwanted refugees and migrants out of the U.S.

Housing is a human right—here’s how to make it a reality

The federal government has for years enabled the private market to make money off our housing needs. Now, as home prices and rents skyrocket, there is a simple solution: offer people a public option for housing.

Why the Freedom Convoy is more American than Canadian

Conservatives in the United States have fallen in love with the fringe Conservatives in the United States have fallen in love with the fringe protests led by Canadian truckers. It is a cause that unites the libertarian and extremist wings of the GOP and offers a new front in the culture wars to mobilize right-wing forces.

Waiting at the border, migrants lean on tradition

One early afternoon, Sandra Vázquez sits on an old metal bench outside a bus station, next to two other women who, like...

Temporary relief for millions of essential immigrant workers could be a...

Immigrant rights advocates will continue to take to the streets and pressure their elected officials to make good on their campaign promises for a pathway to citizenship.

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New report reveals millionaires’ tax rates slashed by half since 1950s, fueling wealth inequality

This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.

Missouri Republican Attorney General Bailey sues Media Matters using consumer law to censor the...

An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.

New study reveals microplastics’ alarming journey from everyday items to human organs

The extensive reach of these particles beyond the gut and into critical body tissues, raises significant concerns particularly for the most vulnerable: Our children.

Democrats challenge Biden administration: Are US weapons used by Israel in accordance with international...

This inquiry, led by Texas Representatives Veronica Escobar and Joaquin Castro, targets the very heart of America's foreign arms policies and its ethical implications.

An urgent plea to leftists in the 6 battleground states likely to decide the...

If we want to remain a country where we still have the ability to agitate for justice and equality, then it’s incumbent on us to vote with that in mind.