Trump Escalates Fascist War on Migrants with Indefinite Detentions

By Teresa Gutierrez posted on Workers World, August 29, 2019 Despite overwhelming U.S. opposition to President Trump’s ongoing attacks on migrant workers, on Aug. 21 he announced plans to detain migrant children and families for even longer than they are incarcerated at present, using a new “indefinite detention” rule. Furthermore, plans are for detention centers to be run exclusively by[…]

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Trump Launches Attacks Against Immigrants on Many Fronts

By Lisa Luinenburg, published on Socialist Action, Augusts 2, 2019 As the 2020 presidential election draws ever closer, the Trump administration has continued to ramp up its attacks on undocumented immigrants and on refugees seeking asylum in the United States. The president has launched attacks on immigrants across multiple fronts, and when he is blocked by Congress or the courts,[…]

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Imperialist Made Crisis of Migrants and Refugees

By Alison Bodine & Tamara Hansen, July 22, 2019 The CBC article headline reads, “Majority of Canadians against accepting more refugees, poll suggests.” It reports that, “the [poll] results come as no surprise to immigration experts and advocates, who point to a negative shift in tone on migration around the world, especially when it comes to refugees. They say that trend is[…]

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Who Killed Oscar and Valeria: The Inconvenient History of the Refugee Crisis

by Ramzy Baroud, published on Middle East Monitor, July 17, 2019 History never truly retires. Every event of the past, however inconsequential, reverberates throughout and, to an extent, shapes our present, and our future as well The haunting image of the bodies of Salvadoran father, Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez and his daughter, Valeria, who were washed ashore at a riverbank[…]

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The US Has Been Destroying Ilhan Omar’s ‘Home’ Country for Decades

by Ed Sykes, from Information Clearing House, originally published on The Canary, July 10, 2019 Donald Trump has been attacking progressive congresswoman Ilhan Omar for months. But his rhetoric stepped up this week when he told her – a refugee and the first Somali-American member of congress – to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested”[…]

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How Israel Systematically Hides Evidence of 1948 Expulsion of Arabs

For nearly 20 years, Defense Ministry teams have scoured local archives and removed troves of historic documents to conceal proof of the 1948 ethnic cleansing of Palestinians, including documents reporting rapes, looting, the demolition of villages and killing of civilians…. General Elad Peled: “My platoon blew up 20 homes with everything that was there.” Lev Tov: “While people were sleeping[…]

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Shut-out federal employees say: Stop the war on workers!

Photo: National Treasury Employees Union members rally in Washington, D.C., Jan. 10. by Kathy Durkin, from Workers World, January 15, 2019 “Stop the war on workers!” and “We want work, not walls!” read signs held by furloughed federal employees at the White House and in cities around the U.S. on Jan. 10. They were protesting the Trump administration’s shutdown of[…]

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Not So Happy New Years: Tears Flow from the War Hawks Over the Political Crisis of US imperialism

by Danny Haiphong, from Black Agenda Report, January 9, 2019 The US war machine can no longer provide its corporate masters the neo-colonial stability they need to reap long-term gain from the imperial order. “The political crisis of U.S. imperialism is becoming more difficult to manage.” The year of 2018 ended with a flurry of conflicts between factions of the[…]

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