Saturday, August 17, 2019

Tag: refugees

Migrants will pay the price of Mexico’s tariff deal with Trump

More migrants, less money, extreme violence and a recalcitrant, unpredictable northern neighbor – these are the ingredients of a refugee crisis, not a diplomatic victory.

Data defies Trump’s claims that refugees and asylees burden taxpayers

What is the economic impact of refugees in the near and long term (transition time between needing assistance and adding to the economy)?

Libya’s incoming strongman Haftar will send the oil out to Europe...

The West and the Gulf Arabs have condemned Libya to the strongman.

US and Hungary only two nations to vote no on helping...

"While the vote does not represent a formal withdrawal from the Compact, it does send a signal that the wealthiest country the world intends to abdicate global leadership in working towards the Compact's objectives."

Federal judge blocks Trump’s ‘asylum ban,’ saying President can’t rewrite immigration...

A federal judge in California has temporarily halted Trump’s asylum ban, which attempted to deny asylum to anyone entering the country from outside of a legal port of entry.

Scare-mongering is the only thing Trump and Republicans have got

The solution to the refugee crisis is generous aid to struggling Central American countries, not a Pentagon mobilization.

‘A matter of life and death:’ Trump admin slashes refugee cap...

Monday’s announcement represents the lowest ceiling any president has imposed on the U.S. refugee program since its creation in 1980.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, September 19

Trump slams door on refugees, China sets tariffs on U.S. goods, Kavanaugh accuser goes into hiding after threats, and more.
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Jennifer Harbury: Today’s refugee crisis Is blowback from US dirty wars...

"The United States has everything to do with the creation of the monsters that are driving the refugees up to our border."

World to refugees: Go to hell

Over 22.5 million people have been forced to flee their countries. Last year, less than 200,000 were resettled.

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Ideas from hell: The far right’s weaponized conspiracy theories

Since the end of April, there have been three mass shootings that can be directly tied to white nationalism. The victims of...

Blackwater mercenary sentenced to life in prison

Responsible for firing the first bullet in the Nisour Square massacre in 2007, former Blackwater security contractor Nicholas Slatten was sentenced Wednesday to life in federal prison. Last year, Slatten was convicted of first-degree murder...

EPA reverses approval of poison traps used to kill wildlife

Last week, Trump’s EPA had made the decision to reauthorize the use of deadly cyanide traps to kill the wild animals that...

Pennsylvania is discharging radioactive fracking waste into rivers as landfill leachate, impacting the Chesapeake...

Edited by Melissa Troutman Originally published by Joshua B. Pribanic and Talia Wiener for Public Herald edited by Melissa Troutman

Fighting back: Six states sue the EPA over its approval of pesticide linked to...

“The EPA is egregiously sacrificing our children’s health by refusing to make a determination on this dangerous pesticide.”