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text The Dutch racist tradition/Goodbye to Black Pete/Fascism is coming by Astrid Essed
Similar to the former ''Blackface'' [USA] and ''Golliwog'' [Great Britain], in the Netherlands ''Zwarte Piet'' [Dutch for Black Pete] is a racist caricature, that is invented in the 19th century, the era of slavery, diehard colonialism and racist theiries about the superiority of the ''white race'' Black Pete is the stupid servant of Saint Nicholas [in Dutch ''Sinterklaas] and leads to discrimination and teasing of black children. Time to say goodbye to Black Pete!...
Posted: Sun Dec 23, 2018 7:48PM
text On the Refugee Debate by Marco Wenzel
The rulers want to divert from the real causes of the refugee wave and from their own misdeeds because the cause of the misery is an exploitation crisis of capital and the greed of mammoth world corporations. Only the prospect for a future in their country can stop refugees, not borders. Just trade would be the first step. Borders are a thorn in the eye to capital....
Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2018 9:21AM
text Caravan Seeks Safety from Murder and Poverty by Maria Benitez
The caravan is being harassed with tear gas....
Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:57PM
text Keep Them Here: A Brief Discussion of Temporary Protected Status by James D'Haiti
This is a brief discussion of the situation that TPS recipients are going through....
Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:02PM
text Winter 2018 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! by Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network
Hey Trump: 'Tear Gassing Children Is Outrageous and Inhumane!...
Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:05AM
text Immigration in the U.S. Today by Luis Manso Mendoza
A brief look into immigration and how the current administration has affected it....
Posted: Wed Dec 5, 2018 11:34AM
text Join us at the Border in San Diego December 8th – 10th by Nestor
Solidarity Actions for migrant caravan...
Posted: Sat Dec 1, 2018 8:53PM
text Mexican Government Demands Investigation After U.S. Fires Tear Gas At Asylum Seekers by Democracy Now!
The Mexican government is demanding a full investigation after U.S. border authorities fired tear gas Sunday into a crowd of Central American asylum seekers on November 25. Pedro Rios, the director of the American Friends Service Committee’s U.S./Mexico Border Program, witnessed the incident from the U.S. side....
Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 2:12PM
text US Condemned for Violence Against Asylum Seekers by Jon Queally
"Asking to be considered a refugee & applying for status isn't a crime," says Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after U.S. Border agents fire tear gas into Mexico....
Posted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:00PM
text FEMA and EMP Disaster by Michael Webster
FEMA is unprepared and lacks strategic planning The President relies on Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for all disasters in the United States, which includes every state and territory. Hurricane Maria was an extraordinary act of nature that spawned one of the worst human tragedies in American history. It was one of the most destructive natural disasters that we as a nation have ever seen...
Posted: Thu Nov 1, 2018 1:48PM
text Carl Schmidt and the New Right by Bernd Reismann
The intellectual New Right may be more a loose network of persons, political projects, publications and publishers than an organization or party. Carl Schmidt defined democracy as the "identity of ruler and ruled, commanding and obedient." He reinterpreted democracy and started from the unity and homogeneity of the people's will with the state. Pluralism and parliamentary democracy are delegitimated with plebiscites....
Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:12AM
text The Shortwave Report 07/06/18 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Sputnik Radio, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK Japan....
Posted: Thu Jul 5, 2018 4:41PM
text In the 1750s, who said this about which immigrants? by repost
"As one complainant put it, "Few of their children in the country learn English...The signs in our streets have inscriptions in both languages...Unless the stream of the importation could be turned they will soon so outnumber us that all the advantages we have will not be able to preserve our language, and even our government will become precarious."...
Posted: Mon Jul 2, 2018 7:12PM
text Hundreds Of Immigrant Families, Activists To “Block I.C.E.”, Demand End To Family Detention by APTP
The daily horrors being committed by the US government against immigrant families and individuals at border crossings are a crime against humanity....
Posted: Mon Jul 2, 2018 1:28PM
text Gentrifiers Co-Opting Detainment Protest in Concord by Writing From Concord
A group of gentrification advocates and development lobbyists are attempting to co-opt an anti-fascist Concord protest movement for their own gain....
Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 8:40PM
text Progressives wrestle with dilemma on migration by Douglas Todd
Canadians' over-riding commitment to a "multicultural identity" has served as a kind of "cultural glue, forestalling broad antagonism to immigration based on fears it will reduce support for the country's welfare policies (which, in terms of generosity, lie somewhere in between those in the US and northern Europe)....
Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 1:08PM
text Summer 2018 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! by Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network
Trump's Animals ICE And Prisoner Sexual Abuse Racists Are On The Loose!...
Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:58PM
text Asylum Seekers Heinously Abused By Trump, Sessions, Kelly, Nielsen, Miller Etc by SNS
a litany of crimes against the poor and helpless by Trump, Sessions and company...
Posted: Wed Jun 6, 2018 5:19PM
text Latinos in America by Aime Sanchez
Latinos in America are given an image where they are portrayed as "bad" people in society. Immigrants come to America hoping to start a new life and reaching for the American Dream. Little do they know that they come to face discrimination not only in the real world, but also in the media....
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:11PM
text ICE Trained Surreptitiously at Urban Shield - In Our Sanctuary County. by Oakland Privacy
The revelation of secretive HSI/ICE participation (ICE was not listed on the Urban Shield website as a participating agency) follows a series of disturbing incidents at the event, including the presence of the Oath Keepers vigilante extremism group in an Urban Shield-branded community fair giving out literature to the public in an Alameda County Sheriff's Department pavillion, the use of vendor Strategic Operations in secret after the Alameda Board of Supervisors vetoed the vendor due to blat...
Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:26PM