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23 02, 2017

Admitting Refugees Makes America Great

February 23rd, 2017|Categories: General News|Tags: |

I know because I worked in the White House to bring them to the United States. Since President Trump first issued an executive order slashing refugee admissions to the United [...]

22 02, 2017

In South Dakota, Officials Defied a Federal Judge and Took Indian Kids Away From Their Parents in Rigged Proceedings

February 22nd, 2017|Categories: General News|Tags: |

In Rapid City, social workers and a judge were flagrantly violating the Indian Child Welfare Act. During the mid-1970s, Congress confirmed what Indian tribes had been saying for decades: State [...]

22 02, 2017

President Trump Is Beginning to Build the Apparatus of Human Misery He Promised During the Campaign

February 22nd, 2017|Categories: General News|Tags: |

Trump’s new immigration directives are an iron-fisted assault on sane immigration enforcement. Two memos signed by Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Monday are a grim blueprint for [...]

22 02, 2017

Racial Profiling Raises Its Ugly Head (Again): A Night in the Life of a Black Man in Milwaukee

February 22nd, 2017|Categories: General News|Tags: |

We need to end racialized policing, so no one is pulled over because of the color of their skin. When I was 18, my friends and I were stopped when [...]

21 02, 2017

We Must Rein in President Trump’s Spying Powers

February 21st, 2017|Categories: General News|Tags: |

Trump inherited surveillance powers used to spy on millions of Americans without a warrant — but some expire soon. It’s been just over a month since Donald J. Trump assumed [...]

19 02, 2017

The 75th Anniversary of E.O. 9066 Is a Solemn Reminder to Fight Back Against the Trump Administration’s Fearmongering

February 19th, 2017|Categories: General News|Tags: |

Seventy-five years ago, FDR made one of the most disastrous decisions in American history. Seventy-five years ago, in one of the darkest moments in American history, President Franklin Roosevelt issued [...]

18 02, 2017

Women Directors Might Just Get the Hollywood Ending They Have Been Hoping For

February 18th, 2017|Categories: General News|Tags: |

The federal government and the major studios may be settling sex discrimination charges against women directors. This week, Deadline reported that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is in negotiations [...]

17 02, 2017

Where Protests Flourish, Anti-Protest Bills Follow

February 17th, 2017|Categories: General News|Tags: |

State legislatures across the country are trying to crack down on protesters and make a mockery of the First Amendment. Over the past year, a historic level of activism and [...]

17 02, 2017

Florida Supreme Court Reminds Politicians That Women Are Capable of Making Their Own Decisions

February 17th, 2017|Categories: General News|Tags: |

The state’s high court blocked a law that unnecessarily makes women wait 24 hours before getting an abortion. Every day, people face important medical decisions. When tough choices arise, we [...]

17 02, 2017

Trump Effort to Protect Cops Doesn't Match Facts

February 17th, 2017|Categories: General News|Tags: |

Civilians still at greater risk of dying at the hands of police This article originally appeared on USA Today. Something does not add up. President Trump put an executive order [...]