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  • Border wall divides lands, but not culture

    Border wall divides lands, but not culture

    A wall bars the physical passage of people in a park near San Diego— but music scales that barrier by George B. Sánchez-Tello This article first appeared in High Country News before the Election. The musicians stand in a circle bisected by a steel wall. Divided, they play together: strumming acoustic instruments, singing call and

  • Trump plan: Deport to  Mexico ‘all’ immigrants crossing illegally the border

    Trump plan: Deport to Mexico ‘all’ immigrants crossing illegally the border

    The idea is part of a raft of immigration proposals signed by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly that are likely to spur international and legal challenges by Ginger Thompson and Marcelo Rochabrun Buried deep in the Trump Administration’s plans to round up undocumented immigrants is a provision certain to enrage Mexico — new authority for

  • Actor says: The police are ‘thugs’ being shielded  by corporate media

    Actor says: The police are ‘thugs’ being shielded by corporate media

    by Claire Bernish Award-winning actor and longtime environmental and animal rights activist, James Cromwell, held nothing back in an interview late last year, when discussing ongoing exploitation and brutalization of Indigenous peoples battling Energy Transfer Partners’ construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. To Cromwell, like innumerable observers, that the government would lash out violently against

  • What Trump can and can’t do to immigrants

    What Trump can and can’t do to immigrants

    by David Bacon While the government officials developing and enforcing U.S. immigration policy will change on Jan. 20, the economic system in which they make that policy will not. As fear sweeps through immigrant communities in the United States, understanding that system helps us anticipate what a Trump administration can and can’t do in regard

  • How Trump could kill a plan to get overtime pay

    How Trump could kill a plan to get overtime pay

    A rule that could get overtime pay for four million workers is in limbo, and Trump will help decide whether it survives. by Justin Elliot (ANALYSIS) — Donald Trump ran for president as the billionaire who would champion working people. As the president-elect put it in one of the major economic speeches of his campaign:

  • ALERT: CDC giving itself unconstitutional powers to round up and detain people

    ALERT: CDC giving itself unconstitutional powers to round up and detain people

    by Natural News Editors Analysis (Article by Catherine J. Frompovich, republished from www.activistpost.com) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention literally has overstepped its authority in proposing to grant itself powers that obviously negate any rights U.S. citizens thought they had by issuing the Proposed Rule “Control of Communicable Diseases” on Aug. 15, 2016

  • Establishment media says everything apart from them is ‘fake’

    Establishment media says everything apart from them is ‘fake’

    Vast majority of Americans do not trust mainstream media by Steve Watson The establishment media and leftist bedwetters are pushing a false notion that Donald Trump won the election because of the rise of what they describe as ‘fake news’, when in reality a vast majority of American have rejected the mainstream media as totally

  • Latinos are changing the politics of … Nebraska

    Latinos are changing the politics of … Nebraska

    by David Bacon If the winds of political change are starting to blow in Nebraska, the center of the storm is a third-floor office on 24th Street in South Omaha. There, huge maps of eight targeted precincts in Ward 4 line the walls of the Heartland Workers Center (HWC), covered in red dots for all

  • “We’re homeless and we vote!”

    “We’re homeless and we vote!”

    Homeless people want a voice in this election by David Bacon Berkeley, California — By the time you read this, Berkeley’s intentional mobile homeless community will probably have been forced to migrate again, in yet one more forcible relocation. A week ago, at 5 a.m., six city trucks and a U-Haul van pulled up at

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