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We’re Looking For A Few Good Reads

As always, with Trump in the White House, and a corrupt GOP running Congress, there’s no shortage of interesting and/or chilling stories to read on the web. This week we’re watching: There’s a scary piece over on the BBC website, Why local US newspapers are sounding the alarm by Taylor Kate Brown. Local papers are…

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ICE: Prepare To Melt

Could ICE…a.k.a., Immigration and Customs Enforcement…melt down into a tired little puddle? It just might happen, according to Sean McElwee. Writing in The Nation, McElwee looks at the growing rage against ICE in the country, and at the number of political figures who are calling for it to be shut down entirely. His conclusion, it…

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Do Unto Thee What Thou Hast Done Unto Others

By Rabbi Yeshaia Charles Familant Procrustus, in Greek mythology, was the heartless and malicious son of Poseidon, the sea-god.  Procrustus owned a fortress on Mount Korydallos midway between the cities of Eleusis and Athens. A blacksmith by profession, he whiled away his hours by enticing unsuspecting guests to stay the night and sleep upon his…

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REBEL RAMPAGE Releases “IMMIGRATION MAN”

The Los Angeles-based rock group, REBEL RAMPAGE, is known for its hard-hitting protest songs, one of which we covered earlier this year. Now, however, it has released something new, “Immigration Man”, which the group describes as “a modern rock interpretation of the 1972 protest song by Graham Nash.  The story illustrates the hardship and heartache…

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Children As Their Own Lawyers

In Trump’s immigration nightmare, toddlers in “tender age prisons” are supposed to be their own lawyers in court   By Marc Keyser Families ripped apart and children put in cages, which the Trump administration calls “Tender age prisons.” A new federal court ruling effectively states that undocumented minors are not entitled to legal representation in…

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June 30 Rally For Families

On June 30, there were rallies all over America for immigrant children and immigrant rights. Hundreds of thousands of people showed up in all 50 states and in city after city. We had one such rally here in Albuquerque and our own Matt Blanchfield was there. He sent us these amazing photos of good, honest,…

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Protesters Stopping Child Migrant Buses

More good news about liberal Americans—protestors are stopping the buses meant to take migrant children to ICE’s detention centers. Check out this story by David Boddiger in Splinter, ICE Protests Spreading As Demonstrators Block Buses Transporting Migrant Children. It seems that people are actually using their bodies to block ICE buses and vans carrying children…

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Some Beauty In A Grim World

It is too easy to despair right now, with a would-be fascist government in Washington. But, even in these dark times, there are reasons to hope. All over America, there are rallies and protests in favor of immigrant rights, and in protest of Trump’s brutally inhuman policy of separating children from their parents—and all those…

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The ICE Mutation

So we’re all aware of how Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been of late going after undocumented workers with a fury that is rather terrifying. What may not be as well known is that ICE has started arresting legal residents, and even naturalized citizens of these United States on rather questionable charges. For example,…

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#FamiliesBelongTogether.

Trump has said that he will stop separating children from their parents at the border, but saying one thing and doing another has been an earmark of his administration. Also, there are a great many children already in detention, and how or if they will be reunited with their families hasn’t been revealed as yet.…

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