Saturday, October 16, 2021

Tag: migrants

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.

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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The CIA’s illegal plots against Wikileaks and Julian Assange

There should be more sympathy for Assange and the outlet he founded in corporate media.

The general strike of 2021

Corporate America wants to frame this as a “labor shortage.” Wrong.

Discontent by design: The lost world of The West

The Culture of Pleasure sits tightly within and feeds the pervasive Ideology of Consumerism, a socio-economic model that has poisoned the environment and led to the commodification of everything, and everyone.

How feminists can support Afghan women living under the Taliban

Afghanistan’s underlying economic and humanitarian problems, which disproportionately affect women and girls, cannot simply be ignored because of the Taliban’s record.”

How is Covid-19 affecting student learning?

If the pandemic has taught us any lesson, it is that predicting the future is a futile endeavor. But one thing is certain: education is going digital.