Friday, January 17, 2020

Tag: U.S.-Mexico border

US government spying on journalists and immigration activists

Department of Homeland Security's abusive tactics against innocent U.S. citizens fits right alongside with its historically corrupt sister agencies.

Bread, circuses, and duct tape

There is, of course, no emergency, despite the rape fantasy that the president has regularly tried to pass off as public policy.

Millions of Americans cross the U.S.-Mexico border for health care: The...

At a checkpoint in Yuma, Arizona, around 6,000 Americans cross into Los Algodones, Mexico daily for health care reasons – predominantly dental care.

The wall: Barrier or symbol?

Let’s be crystal clear: A wall has little or no advantage for law enforcement or border security.

How not to build a ‘great, great wall’

As long as the United States keeps coming up with new ways to fortify the border, people will keep coming up with new ways to beat the border.

Trump’s delusion about the wall that never was

Let’s be clear on one thing: There is no Wall. There never has been a serious plan to build a Wall. And there never will be a Wall.

We already have a border wall. It’s an environmental disaster.

"We’ve inhabited this land for so long, since the beginning of time and so not allowing that migration to flow disrupts people’s systems. We know the impacts [the border wall] has already had on our environment.”

Border patrol fires tear gas at asylum seekers, hitting women, children,...

U.S. authorities fired tear gas at migrants at the Mexican border during the first hours of the new year.

Justice for Jakelin: Lawmakers demand answers in death of 7-year-old girl...

Outrage is mounting as lawmakers demand answers for the conditions that led Jakelin Caal Maquín to die after being detained at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Amid raft of state-level endorsements, Sanders leads democrats in new national poll

“It’s just one poll, but it looks like Bernie is unhurt and Warren unhelped by the brouhaha.”

Environmental groups sue Trump administration calling plan to open millions of acres of public...

"Trump's illegal, deeply unjust fracking plan would be a disaster for Central Valley communities, as well as our climate, wildlife and water."

What was the point of Soleimani’s assassination?

The Trump regime had no authority to assassinate a senior Iranian general. Nor did it have a reason to do so, except to reap revenge upon his past acts.

Is Pelosi preparing to drop a bombshell on the Senate impeachment trial?

We have no way of knowing what Pelosi will do, we can only speculate and hope that she does something that will prove to the American people that he is guilty as charged.