Friday, September 24, 2021

Tag: migrants

The triumph and tragedy of the Olympic Refugee Team

It's beautiful that there's an Olympic team for 82 million displaced people. But have we accepted mass displacement as the new normal?

Senators question DHS and ICE on abuse allegations against migrants

"The allegations of violence and brutality against vulnerable refugees seeking safety here in the United States are unlawful and disturbing.”

US press horrified by Trump’s “shoot migrants in the legs” but...

The Jupiter-sized blind spot of US media managed to report without mentioning that this procedure, of shooting people massing on the border in the legs has over the past 18 months become the routine Israeli policy.

Trump administration revives public charge clause that kept Nazi-era refugees from...

The Trump administration is as likely to succeed in communicating what it wants to lower-level officials as was the Nazi-era State Department.

Activist Scott Warren, facing federal charges for aiding migrants, says he...

Warren, a longtime volunteer with the humanitarian aid group No More Deaths, was charged with three felony counts for his alleged crime of providing food, water and shelter to migrants in Ajo, Arizona.

N.C. shut down a group home last year. The US just...

Advocates for migrant children have criticized the government for relying on these large new facilities.

Prosecutors move forward with retrial of aid worker who provided water...

"The US government is disgracing itself by threatening and even prosecuting its own citizens for their vital work to save the lives of people in a desperate situation at the border.”

Poem: ICE storm in the desert

ICE weighing down the roof of the houseICE playing games of cat and mouseA little mouse, a baby in factThey put in...

Inside the secret border patrol Facebook group where agents joke about...

The three-year-old group, which has roughly 9,500 members, shared derogatory comments about Latina lawmakers who plan to visit a controversial Texas detention facility on Monday, calling them “scum buckets” and “hoes.”

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."

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How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

Babies poop has ten times more microplastics than in adults, study finds

“Unfortunately, with the modern lifestyle, babies are exposed to so many different things for which we don't know what kind of effect they can have later in their life.”

WHO updates Air Quality Guidelines

The WHO determined that air pollution inflicts on human health at even lower concentrations than previously understood.

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.