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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
textThe 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
textOn 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
textCaravan Seeks Safety from Murder and Poverty by Maria Benitez
The caravan is being harassed with tear gas....
Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:57PM
textKeep 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
textWinter 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