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textUnemployment myth and "Migrantization" of precarity by Claudia Spengler and Johanna Neuhauser
Involuntary unemployment is afflicted with many prejudices, which impute a supposed lack of motivation and utility to those affected. Although these prejudices are easy to refute, politicians and representatives of the media cling to the neoliberal notion of individual guilt in unemployment. Unemployment has primarily structural causes and thus requires the assumption of political responsibility....
Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 7:04AM
textSpring 2021 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! by Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network
2021 Can This Could Be An New Era For The Immigrant Rights at this COVID And New President? Yet Many Americans Are Strikingly Tolerant Of Massive COVID-19 Casualties, Why?...
Posted: Sun Feb 28, 2021 7:58PM
textFighting the "Immigrant Threat" by Lola Loustaunan
Milkman shows how the flux of low-wage immigrants into the U.S. workforce in recent decades is “not the cause either of the massive economic restructuring that began in the 1970s or the accompanying growth of economic inequality and labor degradation,” but precisely a consequence of these developments....
Posted: Tue Feb 2, 2021 6:59AM
textFor a borderless pragmatism. Outline of a Progressive Migration Policy by Christoph Spehr
Immigration leads to stronger economic growth, which in turn creates jobs, Without migration, we would all be sitting in Olduvia in East Africa, as we were 100,000 years ago. About 3% of the world's population, about 215 million people, live in a state other than the one in which they were born. Migration has always existed. Not everything has become more right-wing in the last 50 years....
Posted: Fri Jan 8, 2021 3:52AM
textWinter 2020 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Digest and News Alert! by Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network
As Immigrant Detain, Deport and Dying Under Trump, What’ll be Biden Mean for Immigrant Rights?...
Posted: Wed Dec 2, 2020 8:28AM
textBeto, El Escritor de las cartas de los Braceros by Gil Villagran, MSW
The Bracero Program, based upon a U.S.-Mexico Treaty imported Mexican laborers for year-long contract during WWII. My father came to the California San Joaquin Valley Southern Pacific RR....
Posted: Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:19AM
textIn CA, Latino farming communities hardest by COVID-19 and environmental injustice by Ramona du Houx
The California Latino community has been disproportionately infected by the coronavirus. Latinos make up 39 percent of the population in the state, but account for 56 percent of COVID-19 infections and 46 percent of deaths. That’s three times the rate as Whites. State officials say, many employers have not reliably provided protective equipment to workers or implemented social distancing or mask wearing rules. This is systemic racism. Too often, they live in neighborhoods that are located ne...
Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:23PM
textThe Divided Nation. White Nationalism in History and Society by Stephen E. Bronner
Americans have always valued their liberal heritage and their political system which tends toward the vital center. Two souls dwell in the American breast to speak with Goethe. White nationalists still regard American history as that of white Americans and have little respect for a revision of historiography. White privilege is a defining factor....
Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2020 8:33AM
textFive Theses on the Political-Theological Foundation of Church Asylum by Benedikt Kern
Human rights did not just fall from the sky, but had to and must be fought for by those who are not granted them...This includes the unwritten human right to global freedom of movement. Solidarity is directed primarily at those who are enslaved and/or who, in the struggle for liberation, are working to overcome unjust social conditions....
Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:53AM
textFall 2020 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Immigrant News Alert! by Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network
ICE Is Leaving Immigrants To Die In Detention, Trump Used Looted Venezuelan Public Money To Build Border Wall With Mexico...
Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2020 3:08AM
textRefugees freed from Greek camp 'hell' left homeless by AFP
When Amir Hussein was finally allowed to leave the horrific migrant camp of Moria on the Greek island of Lesbos, it was supposed to be the end of a year-long odyssey....
Posted: Mon Aug 3, 2020 1:08PM
textUC Santa Cruz graduate students defy administration ultimatum, vote to continue strike by WSWS Repost
February 22, 2020 - The International Youth and Students for Social Equality (IYSSE), the youth movement of the Socialist Equality Party, is holding an emergency online meeting this Sunday, February 23, at 4pm Pacific Time to discuss an international socialist strategy for the UC strike. Visit https://iysse.com/UCstrike/ for further details....
Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 6:24PM
textWinter 2019 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! by Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network
2019 Year Ends: US Detains Record Number of Child Migrants, Surpassing Crisis Under Obama...
Posted: Sun Dec 1, 2019 2:56PM
textImmigrants Feel Broaden Risk During Fires by Ryan Gopar
This is an opinion piece on the anxiety endured by the immigrant population. While referencing events in northern California, the climate of fear is throughout all of the United States. This piece is meant to raise awareness of and for immigrants, in relation to the Public Charge Rules....
Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 3:36PM
textThe fate of DACA recipients goes before the US Supreme Court by Lynda Carson
According to government sources, there were around 15,500 active DACA recipients in the San Francisco metropolitan area (San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward) as of September 4, 2017....
Posted: Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:34AM
textFall 2019 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! by Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network
More Trump’s Racist Raids, Killings and Immigrant Children Indefinite Detentions!...
Posted: Mon Sep 2, 2019 10:28PM
textFighting the Causes of Flight by Jens Berger
The refugee debate is back again but only the symptoms are in the spotlight. Refugees are fought instead of the causes of flight. The political failure is as dreadful as the forgetfulness of the media and politics. For the first time, more than 70 million persons are fleeing from war, persecution and conflicts. Every two seconds a person becomes a refugee....
Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:05AM
textTrump Blames Migrants for Appalling Conditions at Detention Centers by Jake Johnson via Common Dreams
Reposted from Common Dreams under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License....
Posted: Thu Jul 4, 2019 5:54PM
textHUD moves to force undocumented immigrants from public housing by Lynda Carson
In an effort that pits public housing tenants against one another, reportedly last Wednesday evening on April 17, 2019, the Trump administration and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a new proposal to force undocumented immigrants from our nation’s public housing units!...
Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:35AM
text"Capitalism will make migrants out of all citizens" by Diego Fusaro
No one speaks about the right to be deeply rooted in one's country and not to be uprooted by global capitalism. In reality, the elite is demophobic. That means, it hates people and democracy. We must be populist and not elitist today, democratic and not demophobic, and defend national sovereignty and not globalization....
Posted: Mon Mar 4, 2019 3:49AM