Saturday, April 20, 2019

Tag: migrants

Trump threatens sanctuary cities with more undocumented immigrants; politicians welcome his...

"Let's not concede that having refugees in our cities is something to be threatened by."

Citizenship in the age of Trump

If President Trump succeeds in his assault on citizenship as an inclusive, irremovable right, then Lady Liberty will find herself, like Ellis Island, a mere reminder of another world, of a lost America, a country that once was a beacon of hope for those fleeing oppression.

Bread, circuses, and duct tape

There is, of course, no emergency, despite the rape fantasy that the president has regularly tried to pass off as public policy.

Progressives call to #DefundHate, tell Democrats not to fund Trump’s aggressive...

"We don't want money for an institution that is demonizing and criminalizing our immigrant neighbors."

Meet Victorina Morales, an undocumented immigrant who spent five years as...

We speak with an undocumented housekeeper from Guatemala named Victorina Morales, who helped expose what was happening on the Trump properties by speaking on the record to The New York Times.

People in Arizona are facing prison time for leaving food and...

"This verdict challenges not only No More Deaths volunteers, but people of conscience throughout the country."

Border patrol fires tear gas at asylum seekers, hitting women, children,...

U.S. authorities fired tear gas at migrants at the Mexican border during the first hours of the new year.

Noam Chomsky: Members of migrant caravan are fleeing from misery &...

"Now people are fleeing from the misery and horrors for which we are responsible."

I walked right up to militarized police at the border

The risk we took at the border is overshadowed by the risks taken by the courageous participants of the migrant caravan.

Refusing to hide: Migrants find power in caravans

No longer willing to collude in their oppression, Central Americans are coming to the U.S. in the open and en masse.

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‘Not me, us:’ Despite odd criticisms, Bernie Sanders’ 2020 campaign gains momentum

Just a few years ago most of the left internationally would have laughed at the thought that a Jeremy Corbyn in the U.K. or a Bernie Sanders in the United States could become the leaders of these important countries, it now appears that such victories are almost within reach.

Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Fossil fuel companies are enlisting police to crack down on protesters

State lawmakers across the country are advancing bills to increase penalties for demonstrators who interfere with 'critical infrastructure,' such as pipelines and gas terminals.
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Chomsky: By focusing on Russia, Democrats handed Trump a ‘huge gift’ & possibly the...

The Democrats aren’t going after the real issues. They’re looking for something else – the Democratic establishment.

Following Warren’s announcement, Sanders vows to ban fracking and all new fossil fuel projects

"If we fail to substantially cut the amount of carbon in our atmosphere in under 11 years, the human, environmental, and economic costs will be severe and irreversible."

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