15 Actions That Can Shut Down Trump’s Assault On Immigrant Families

By Arun Gupta, Yesmagazine.org -

Thwarting Donald Trump’s war on immigrants and dismantling the vast deportation machine is possible. It won’t be easy, but it has to be done. Simply put, Trump’s plan is ethnic cleansing. His [...]

The Next White House Chief Of Staff Likely To Be Even Worse

By Ralph Nader, Nader.org -

Mr. Mulvaney’s title seems uninterestingly bureaucratic—director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). But as Trump’s chief hatchet man extraordinaire, Mugger Mick Mulvaney is easily one [...]

City-Level Action Is The Right Way To Tackle Emissions

By Staff, M.phys.org -

Countries seeking to meet Paris Agreement targets on CO2 emissions must get a grip on the amount of pollution produced at city level, according to researchers at the University of East Anglia [...]

Protesters Block Expressway After Officer Who Shot Antwon Rose Granted Bail

By Por Doha Madani, Huffingtonpost.com -

Protesters shut down a portion of the Tri-Boro Expressway outside Pittsburgh on Thursday after the officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Antwon Rose was released on bail. East Pittsburgh police [...]

The Economic Atom Bombing Of Syria

By Stephen Gowans, Globalresearch.ca -

Washington’s long war on Syria comprises three major elements: a proxy war waged by Islamist insurgents; an occupation of almost one-third of Syria by US and allied troops [1]; and a program of [...]

Targeting The Most Vulnerable: Children In Detention In The US And Palestine

By Alice Rothchild, Mondoweiss.net -

Americans are grappling with the incarceration of 10-year-olds and the concept of “tender age detention centers” while morally bankrupt politicians wring their bloodied hands. As courts begin to [...]

Syrian Child Refugee Choir From Canada Cancels US Trip Over Trump Policies

By Jillian D'Amours, Middleeasteye.net -

MONTREAL, Canada - A Canadian choir composed of Syrian refugee children will not perform at an event in Washington, DC, later this week because organisers and parents feared the kids would be [...]

They Walked Out On Birthright To See Palestinians — And Created Their Own Conflict

By Aiden Pink, Forward.com -

Katie Fenster says that she wasn’t planning on walking out on her Birthright Israel tour when she arrived. But during the free 10-day trip, she grew increasingly frustrated that the answers to [...]

Federal Agents Interrupt CBS Interview With Former ICE Spokesperson

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

"This is why people won't come out and speak against the government," said James Schwab, a former ICE spokesman who quit after refusing to spread the Trump administration's lies. In a nationally [...]

How Credit Card Wars Lead To Greater Inequality

By Stephanie Savell, Tomdispatch.com -

In the name of the fight against terrorism, the United States is currently waging “credit-card wars” in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and elsewhere. Never before has this country relied so heavily on [...]

How Neoliberalism Is Killing Democracy

By David Schultz, Counterpunch.org -

Democracy across the world is under siege. This according to the latest Freedom House report documenting that for 2017, “democracy faced its most serous crisis in decades” as  seventy-one [...]

Dismantling A Society: How US Empire Steals From The United States

By Rs Anthion, Counterpunch.org -

Nikki Haley released a ferocious rebuke of a UN report detailing poverty in the United States. As if she could will away or dismiss its findings simply by how angry she denounced it. The life [...]

National Unity Fast For Children Separated From Their Parents

By Zach D. Roberts, Nationofchange.org -

Fifty years ago, in 1968 Chicano activist and farm worker organizer Cesar Chavez started his 25 day his fast. While running for President, Robert F. Kennedy, flew to meet him and break bread [...]

The Immigration Con: How Duopoly Makes Public Forget About Roots Causes Of War And Economics

By Osama Husseini, Husseini.posthaven.com -

Many are focusing on the travel ban, largely targeting Muslim countries, and the separation and detention of asylum seekers separated from their children at the U.S.-Mexico border. The the U.S. [...]

Meet America’s New Climate Normal: Towns That Flood When It Isn’t Raining

By Elizabeth Rush, Theguardian.com -

I spend the afternoon in Shorecrest, a neighborhood a couple of miles north of downtown Miami. To get there I leave the beach behind and drive past Arky’s Live Bait & Tackle, Deal and Discounts [...]