Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Tag: refugees

The plight of refugees and migrant workers under COVID

Under the shadow of COVID-19 those living on the margins of society have been further isolated.

From Syria to U.S.-Mexico border, refugees worldwide face hunger & deprivation...

After weeks of warnings, COVID-19 cases are emerging in refugee camps, where social distancing is often impossible and healthcare extremely limited.

The story behind the world’s first private refugee sponsorship program

“There are seven countries right now designing programs based on what they’ve learned about ours.”

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.

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How Biden flubbed Town Hall foreign policy question

Instead he endorsed some of the most deceptive elements of Trump’s propaganda, dropped some clangers of his own and, in a classic Freudian slip, laid bare his own enduring commitment to American imperialism.

October Surprise! US psychiatrists convince the media to reveal the extent of Trump’s mental...

There is still time for newspapers, radio, and TV to send the psychiatrists’ message relative to Trump’s severe mental problems all across this country.

Elizabeth Warren urges SEC to investigate Trump administration for insider trading

"I want the SEC & CFTC to investigate this textbook case of insider trading.”

Democrats flirt with ‘systemic change’ as right-wingers get it done—smashing and trashing at will

When demagoguery scorns simply counting votes, the range of disruption is inexhaustible – that’s where countries go to die.

Retail industry claims to embrace criminal justice reform all while trying to derail it,...

Best Buy, Home Depot, Target, CVS and Walmart are among the retailers that have tried to derail state-level criminal justice reforms.