Sunday, January 24, 2021

Tag: U.S. Customs and Border patrol

Senators call for investigation into Border Patrol tracking phones without warrant

"...we urge you to investigate CBP’s warrantless use of commercial databases containing Americans’ information, including but not limited to Venntel’s location database.”

It’s a borderful world

Whether they’re trying to keep out immigrants, confront neighbors, or just reassert sovereignty in an increasingly intrusive world, the latest batch of nationalist and authoritarian leaders are challenging the notion that history is heading in an ever more frictionless direction.

How tear gas became a favorite weapon of US border patrol,...

Border authorities’ use of tear gas has spiked under the Trump administration, with the agency’s own data revealing it has deployed tear gas over two dozen times this year alone.

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The roots of the Capitol insurrection

Allowing them and their followers to distance themselves from what happened would be the kind of strategic blunder we too often see from the centrist wing of the Democratic Party.

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.

Nonviolent activists laid the groundwork to oppose a coup. They may have saved the...

Activists prepared for months, expecting Trump to steal the election. They were right, and he failed.

Enough of the T***p! End the White House Trumpery!

Let’s all make ‘trump’ a dirty word and restore the Old English term ‘trumpery’ to modern vernacular.