Another Win For Working People As VA Rescinds Executive Order Implementation

WASHINGTON – In yet another rebuke of President Trump’s anti-democratic, anti-worker executive orders, last week the Department of Veterans Affairs rescinded the order denying employees their [...]

Trump Executive Order Makes Border Crisis Worse

WASHINGTON — President Trump has signed an executive order mandating that families be jailed by the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security or Defense. This order will likely have the effect of [...]

Trump’s Executive Order On ‘Welfare’ Is Designed To Pit Workers Against One Another

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On Tuesday night, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that sums up how little he understands about poverty in America. The order, titled “Reducing Poverty in America by Promoting [...]

Guantánamo Attorneys Condemn Trump’s Planned Exec Order To Keep Prison Open

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News of Trump’s forthcoming executive order on Guantánamo is confirmation of what his words and actions have already shown: that he intends to keep the prison open and keep everyone in it [...]

‘Open Effort To Escalate Racial Tensions,’ Trump To Militarize Police

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By Jake Johnson for Common Dream - Civil rights groups immediately raised alarm. Janai Nelson, associate director-counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF), said in a statement Sunday night [...]

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Reversal Of Arctic And Atlantic Drilling Ban

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By Staff of Earth Justice - The groups, League of Conservation Voters, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, Alaska Wilderness League, Defenders of Wildlife, Northern Alaska [...]

Climate Activists Pledge Huge Response To Trump’s Executive Orders

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By Dani Heffernan for - “The best way to fight against these executive orders is to take to the streets. Even as Trump dismantles environmental protections to shore up the fossil fuel [...]

Federal Judge In Hawaii Extends Court Order Blocking Trump Travel Ban

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By Staff of Reuters - “The Court will not crawl into a corner, pull the shutters closed, and pretend it has not seen what it has.” "Where the 'historical context and "the specific sequence of [...]

NILC Statement On New Muslim Ban Executive Order

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By Juan Gastelum for NILC - LOS ANGELES — President Donald Trump today signed a new executive order banning entry to the U.S. of individuals from six Muslim-majority countries and of all [...]

On Trump’s Pro-Policing Executive Orders

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By Staff of Crystal Resistance - Yesterday, on the heels of swearing in Jeff Sessions as Attorney General, Trump signed three executive orders that bolster, back, and expand the authority of law [...]

Newest Trump Executive Order Pushes His Anti-Regulatory Agenda Further

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By Marianne Lavelle for Inside Climate News - Every federal agency will set up a task force dedicated to quickly finding regulations to eliminate, as mandated by an executive order signed Friday [...]

Trump Administration Issues How-To For ‘Hyper-Aggressive Mass Deportation Policy’

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By Lauren McCauley for Common Dreams - New Homeland Security guidelines constitute a sweeping rewrite of Obama-era policies on immigration. The Trump administration on Tuesday issued new [...]

With Executive Order On Policing, Trump Declares Racialized War On Dissent

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By Flint Taylor for Truthout - On the heels of the much ballyhooed meeting that an obsequious Donald Trump conducted this week with local law enforcement officials from across the country, the [...]

Trump’s Executive Order On Refugees Violates The Establishment Clause

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By David Cole for Just Security - According to the Supreme Court, “the clearest command of the Establishment Clause is that one religious denomination cannot be officially preferred over [...]

Protests Continue For 2nd Day Against Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’

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By Staff of Tele Sur - Not letting up on protesting and showing solidarity with those banned, thousands took to the streets again Sunday to protest Trump's new policy. Protests erupted for a [...]

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