Monthly Archives: April 2018

Contaminating the Amazon.

Despite this area’s great importance to Peru’s economy, there is no development.

Source: An Indigenous Student’s View on Oil Contamination in the Peruvian Amazon

Immigrant caravan needs help, not hate from the USA.

Source: Escaping Violence and Poverty: Trump Administration Turns Away Immigrant Caravan Requesting Asylum at US-Mexico Border | Global Research – Centre for Research on Globalization

All Latino immigrants are gang members, according to Trump.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has repeatedly used ambiguous criteria to wrongfully accuse undocumented Latino immigrants of being affiliated with gangs — often the brutal, Los Angeles-founded street gang MS-13 — as a pretense to arrest them. Right-wing media outlets have responded by hyping the narrative of the prevalence in the U.S. of MS-13 to promote ICE.

Source: ICE Is Wrongly Designating Immigrants As Gang Members To Deport Them — and Conservatives Are Thrilled | Alternet

Christofascist Master Plan.

It’s just beginning to dawn on folks how much Donald Trump’s presidency relies on religious support. All the scandals surrounding Trump have brought intense attention to the 81 percent support he received from evangelical Christians in the 2016 election.

Source: Evangelical Extremists Mount a Secret Campaign to Re-Create a Christian America That Never Existed | Alternet

So, the media should follow orders, and goose-step behind “commander-in-chief,” too? (With the three arms of U.S. government, that would make media a mighty stinky armpit of government, not free press.

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Source: Prominent Republican says it’s ‘wrong’ for journalists to call out Trump’s lies

Close down Trump, America: Lock him up! Lock him up! Lock him up!

President Trump threatened on Saturday to “close down the country” — an apparent reference to a government shutdown — unless Congress approves funding for his long-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Source: Trump threatens to ‘close down the country’ over funding for border wall | TheHill

Iowa needs and wants immigrants.

The fearful refrain of anti-immigration warriors has been the same for years – ‘They’re coming to take our jobs.’

Source: Immigrants taking our jobs? Iowa should hope so | The Gazette

“Are there any Hispanics in the room?”

President Donald Trump was met with silence at a campaign-style rally in

Source: Trump Asks If There Are Hispanics In The Room Before Demanding His Wall

MARCHA! Mayday, East L.A.!

Los Angeles, CA – This spring has brought a rising tide of protests in the in the primarily Chicano communities of East Los Angeles (ELA) and Boyle Heights. The community has taken to the street to protest privatization of public schools, for student rights, and against police terror.

Source: Protests growing on East Side of Los Angeles: Getting ready for May Day march | Fight Back!

Trump’s deportation quotas fascist, as can be.

Quota system will destroy judges’ impartiality and subject courts to more appeals, experts say.

Source: Trump Administration Bucks Report to Institute Quotas at Immigration Courts – Management – GovExec.com