A plan to mine the Minnesota wilderness hit a dead end. Then Trump became president
- Various Authors - Autores varios - Auteurs divers- AAVV-d.a.
By Hiroko Tabuchi and Steve Eder
Reporting was contributed by Lisa Friedman in Washington, Jesse Drucker and Kate Kelly in New York, and Pascale Bonnefoy in Santiago, Chile. Kitty Bennett and Alain Delaquérière contributed research. ...
On Willem Van Spronsen’s action against the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma
Including the full text of his final statement
On July 13, Willem Van Spronsen was killed by police while apparently taking action to disable the fleet of buses that serve the Northwest Detention Center, a private immigration detainment facility. His final statement, reproduced below, conveys that ...
Trump's latest war on reality: Cover up the concentration camps
- Heather Digby Parton
Despite ample evidence of inhumane conditions, Trump and his minions are ready to roll out "alternative facts"
This is not...
...a concentration camp...
...just a "tent city" for migrant children in Tornillo, Texas. The kids ...
U.S. Border Patrol agents are passing around a commemorative coin mocking care for migrant kids
- Dara Lind
The coin declares “KEEP THE CARAVANS COMING” under an image of a parade of migrants crossing the border.
An unofficial commemorative coin has been circulating among Border Patrol agents at the U.S./Mexico border, mocking the task of ...
USA: A black teenager was listening to rap music- a white man allegedly killed him for it
- P.R. Lockhart
The suspect in Elijah Al-Amin’s killing reportedly said anyone who listens to rap music is “a threat to him and the community.”
A white man suspected of killing a black teenager in Arizona reportedly claimed that he felt “unsafe” ...
The racism in Trump’s attacks should be impossible to deny
- P.R. Lockhart
But for many media outlets and politicians, it somehow wasn’t.
In the day since President Donald Trump issued a series of racist tweets claiming that four Democratic women of color in Congress should “go back and help fix the totally broken ...
Night and Fog Operation in the U.S.A.: Thousands are targeted as ICE prepares to raid undocumented migrant families
- Caitlin Dickerson - Zolan Kanno-Youngs
Nationwide raids to arrest thousands of members of undocumented families have been scheduled to begin Sunday, according to two current and one former homeland security officials, moving forward with a rapidly changing operation, the final details ...
Squalid conditions at border detention centers, U.S. government report finds
- Zolan Kanno-Youngs
WASHINGTON — Overcrowded, squalid conditions are more widespread at migrant centers along the southern border than initially revealed, the Department of Homeland Security’s independent watchdog said Tuesday. Its report describes standing-room-only ...
Trump’s ‘Concentration Camps’
- Charles M. Blow
The cruelty of immigrant family separations must not be tolerated.
Protesters outside the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children, in Homestead, Fla., on Sunday.Credit Lynne Sladky/Associated Press
I have often wondered why good ...
U.S. requiring social media information from visa applicants
- Sandra E. Garcia
Visa applicants to the United States are required to submit any information about social media accounts they have used in the past five years under a State Department policy that started on Friday.
Such account information would give the government ...