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  • California maybe replacing its ‘prison industrial complex for something far worse

    California maybe replacing its ‘prison industrial complex for something far worse

    The main players in California’s “treatment-industrial complex” are the very same ones involved in the for-profit prison industry by Sarah Cronin Since 2006, California’s inmate population has gone down by nearly a quarter, due in part to a Supreme Court mandate that found conditions in California’s notoriously overcrowded prisons to be ‘cruel and unusual punishment.’

  • Trump’s immigration pick attacked Obama programs in ghost-written Senate letters

    Trump’s immigration pick attacked Obama programs in ghost-written Senate letters

    If letters written by Lee Francis Cissna, the president’s nominee to head U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, are any guide, he’s poised to dismantle Obama-era policies like a humanitarian program for Central American children by Marcelo Rochabrun Lee Francis Cissna, President Trump’s nominee to head the federal agency that handles applications for visas, refugee status

  • Tensions rise as US announces military drills near embattled Venezuela

    Tensions rise as US announces military drills near embattled Venezuela

    Three South American countries are preparing to hold a large military drill near Venezuela later this year. The involvement of the U.S. military in the drill has raised concerns about the U.S.’ true intentions in the area, as it has already worked to covertly destabilize Venezuela’s economy. by MintPress News Desk News analysis CHILE —

  • Here are the top 10 broken  promises of Trump’s first 100 days

    Here are the top 10 broken promises of Trump’s first 100 days

    by Annabelle Bamforth President Donald Trump has hit his 100-day mark as commander in chief. While Trump has made good on some of his promises such as making adjustments to government agencies, creating a coalition to combat the opioid crisis, and making sweeping changes to the federal tax code, he made a plethora of campaign

  • Texas bill to establish gold & silver as legal tender

    Texas bill to establish gold & silver as legal tender

    Massive blow to Federal Reserve by Claire Bernish A bill recently introduced in Texas seeks to obliterate the Federal Reserve’s much-maligned monopoly on currency by establishing gold and silver as legal tender — but the groundbreaking legislation, if passed, would also prohibit those precious metals from being seized by State authorities. If passed, Texans would

  • This law puts homeowners at risk of property rights violations

    This law puts homeowners at risk of property rights violations

    by Pat Nolan David Safavian The owner of the resort didn’t ask his guests why they were there. He offered plush accommodations to those seeking to get away. Sometimes, guests would come to play golf at the private and very exclusive country club. Other times, they used the fabulous spa services down the road. Still

  • With epic Republicans failure, Democrats urged to go bold with medicare-for-all

    With epic Republicans failure, Democrats urged to go bold with medicare-for-all

    Americans rallied against the GOP to defend their right to healthcare, Democrats are being urged to seize on the moment by Lauren McCauley Common Dreams Though the Republican narrative that Obamacare is “imploding” has been proven to be an unfounded talking point, The Week‘s Ryan Cooper argued Friday that Democrats “shouldn’t sit idly by and

  • Mexico should confront its xenophobic past

    Mexico should confront its xenophobic past

    It’s past time for an apology to the Chinese-Mexican community by Antonio C. Hsiang Mexico has recently been on the receiving end of an ugly wave of xenophobia from some American politicians and members of the public. In response, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, standing in solidarity with his country’s diaspora, made it a point

Post in Pictures
peoplewithdisabilities_calendar Chilean author Isabel Allende promotes her book 'Mas alla del invierno' in Madrid

Featuring: Isabel Allende
Where: Madrid, Spain
When: 05 Jun 2017
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