Monday, October 14, 2019

Tag: refugees

Right-wing politicians fear “invasion” of Europe & US by migrants and...

Governments like the U.S. are not changing harmful foreign policies that are driving conflict and persecution.

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."

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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."

While Assange, Manning and Snowden languish, U.S. media rediscovers its love of whistle-blowers

When it was revealed about three weeks ago that a whistle-blower (and then at least one other and possibly up to four)...

Let’s get arrested with Jane Fonda

“It is unsustainable to continue to believe [in] our system of runaway, unaccountable, lawbreaking pursuit of profit.”

“You can’t take on a corrupt system if you take its money”: Bernie Sanders...

"Our grassroots-funded campaign is proving every single day that you don't need billionaires and private fundraisers to run for president."

Conservatives Criticize Michelle Obama For Bare Arms, Stay Silent On Melania Trump’s Nude Poses

Trump's wife, possible future First Lady, receives no criticism for nude photoshoots while Michelle Obama is insulted for bare arms.