Monthly Archives: December 2019

Homeless, in Trump Towers.

 

 

Richard Painter said the move would be a “win-win for everybody” and solve New York’s homelessness problem.

Source: Ex-White House Ethics Lawyer Says Moving New York Homeless Into Trump Tower Would Bring ‘Higher Quality’ People Into the Building

Seattle homeless say illegal camp fires are necessary in winter cold.

SEATTLE — Louie Lactaoen collects firewood for his nightly fire. He knows an outdoor fire is not allowed where he’s living. For the last six months, he’s been living in a makeshift box cobblestoned from a tent, plywood and tarps in an unsanctioned camp called the Cloverleaf where Interstate 5 meets Interstate 90 in Seattle. “We have to do it because it’s very cold,” says Lactaoen. He said so far, the city hasn’t come into the camp and shut down his or other fires.

Source: Seattle homeless say illegal camp fires are necessary in winter cold | KOMO

Homeless Population Is Up Each Year Since Trump Took Office.

A closer look at the facts surrounding homelessness in America indicates that it might not be a fight Trump wants to pick with the Democrats.

Source: Homeless Population Is Up Each Year Since Trump Took Office After Plunging Under Obama-Biden

Trump’s 2019 Immigration Record By The Numbers

The number of those apprehended or deemed inadmissable at the U.S.-Mexico border in fiscal year 2019 nearly doubled compared to the year prior.

Source: Trump’s 2019 Immigration Record By The Numbers

Native American ‘land taxes:’ a step on the roadmap for reparations.

In the San Francisco Bay Area, local residents and businesses can pay to help restore Indigenous land to Indigenous stewardship

Source: Native American ‘land taxes:’ a step on the roadmap for reparations | US news | The Guardian

In Los Angeles, Number Of Homeless Homicide Victims Rising.

Homelessness in Los Angeles is becoming more dangerous. One percent of LA’s population lives on the streets or in shelters, but in 2019, homeless people made up about 17% of its homicide victims.

Source: In Los Angeles, Number Of Homeless Homicide Victims Rising | WAMU

Immigrant Living in Austin Church Defies Deportation Order.

She’s been living with in a church for the last four years.

Source: Immigrant Living in Austin Church Defies Deportation Order

The Moment the Military-Industrial Complex Became Uncontrollable

The underlying trend of the Pentagon’s budget has been ever onward and upward. We need to understand why if we’re ever going to rein it in.

Source: The Moment the Military-Industrial Complex Became Uncontrollable

Trump’s Monroe Doctrine 2.0.

Donald John Trump has turned back the clock in the Western Hemisphere to an era that saw coups and political unrest as the order of the day. Trump and his administration of far-right and pro-fascists have already overthrown the democratically-elected government of President Evo Morales of Bolivia. Trump has announced a policy of turning up […]

Source: Trump’s Monroe Doctrine 2.0 – Global ResearchGlobal Research – Centre for Research on Globalization

Medical Doctors Issue Appeal to Save Julian Assange.

Source: Medical Doctors Issue Urgent Australian Appeal to Save Julian Assange – Global ResearchGlobal Research – Centre for Research on Globalization