Human Rights Watch (2019-01-21). Libya: Nightmarish Detention for Migrants, Asylum Seekers. hrw.org ...

WSWS (2019-01-21). Democrats reject Trump proposal to fund border wall and end US government shutdown. wsws.org There are growing signs of financial distress among the 500,000 federal employees forced to work without pay and the 300,000 that have been furloughed for an entire month.

aljazeera (2019-01-21). US has increased military intervention against al-Shabab. aljazeera.com Since 2017, the US military has stepped up air raids against the group in Somalia, carrying out 47 attacks last year.

Ed Corcoran (2019-01-21). Central America Needs a Marshall Plan. counterpunch.org Central America has lately been prominent in the news, with controversy over how to respond to migrant caravans arriving through Mexico at the U.S. border — up to 10,000 refugees may seek asylum in the United States, much to the chagrin of President Trump. Even U.S. border agents cruelly firing tear gas at women and More

STAFF (2019-01-20). Facing Populist Assault, Global Elites Regroup in Davos. truthdig.com DAVOS, Switzerland—As the world's financial and political elites convene here in the Swiss Alps for the World Economic Forum, their vision of ever-closer commercial and political ties is under attack — and the economic outlook is darkening. | Britain's political system has been thrown into chaos as the country negotiates a messy divorce from the European Union. | Under President Donald Trump, the United States is imposing trade sanctions on friend and foe alike, and the government is paralyzed by a partial shutdown over immigration policy that forced Trump and a high-level U.S. delegation to cancel th...

Fight Back (2019-01-20). West Michigan Women's March builds resistance to Trump. fightbacknews.org Grand Rapids, MI - About 500 people rallied and marched thru Grand Rapids, January 19, to build resistance to Trump during the 2019 Women's March. The women's movement in West Michigan hosted leaders from the immigrant rights, African American freedom, student and labor movements. | Many of the speeches were personal and heartfelt, detailing women's struggles against sexual assault, workplace discrimination, and mistreatment at the hands of ICE, law enforcement and the courts. | "This month we celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King, a man who unselfishly shared his dream of equality with us," said Cindy R...

Texas Tribune (2019-01-21). Shutdown Over Wall Leaves Border Patrol Agents Working Overtime Without Pay. theantimedia.com (TT) — As the government shutdown approached its fifth week and Washington Democrats and President Donald Trump showed no signs of coming to an agreement on how to end the stalemate Tuesday, U.S. Border Patrol vehicles could be seen patrolling just north of the Rio Grande near El Paso's Paso del Norte bridge. Farther west along Paisano ...

Alex González (2019-01-20). Amid Media Blackout, Workers Expand Strike Matamoros, Mexico Strike of over 70,000 Workers Enters Sixth Day. globalresearch.ca Over 70,000 "maquiladora" workers from 45 factories in the US-Mexico border town of Matamoros, Mexico have entered the sixth day of their courageous struggle as more and more plants are paralyzed throughout the city. | Last night, thousands of workers marched ...

IMEMC News & Agencies (2019-01-21). Israel to Close UNRWA Schools in Jerusalem. imemc.org Israeli authorities have decided to close schools run by the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA), as soon as early 2020. Israeli Channel 12 reported, earlier, according to the PNN, that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed the decision with members of the Israeli National Security Council, during ...

teleSUR (2019-01-20). Israel to Shut UNRWA-Run Schools in Occupied East Jerusalem. telesurenglish.net In the latest blow to United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Israeli authorities are prepared to shut down the agency-run schools in occupied East Jerusalem next year. | RELATED: | UN: Israeli Demolition of Palestinian Structures in West Bank Up 10% in 2018 | The schools will be replaced by Jerusalem municipal-run sch...

RT (2019-01-20). 'More hostage taking': Democrats reject Trump shutdown tradeoff in advance, GOP shows united front. rt.com Democrats are up in arms over US President Donald Trump's proposal to fund a border wall in exchange for protection for DACA recipients and TPS immigrants, denouncing it as a one-sided non-starter.

Fred_F (2019-01-20). Human rights and environmental activists targeted in Victoria Police raids. greenleft.org.au The following statement was released on January 19 | *** | Several activists involved in the protests against the International Mining And Resources Conference (IMARC) 2018 last October had their homes raided and searched by Victoria Police on Friday January 18. They were arrested, detained and interrogated and had phones, computers and other belongings seized. | The Latin American Solidarity Network (LASNET), Frontline Action Against Coal Melbourne (FLAC), Melbourne Rainforest Action Group (MRAG) and other groups strongly denounce the harassment, surveillance and criminalisation of dissent and protest at the han...

Fight Back (2019-01-20). Thousands join Women's March in Minnesota. fightbacknews.org St. Paul, MN - Thousands of people rallied at the State Capitol, January 19, as a part of the Women's March. Many joined in the marches today, in Saint Paul and around the country in their ongoing anger and outrage over the Trump administration's continued attacks on women, reproductive rights, as well as the attacks on Muslims, immigrants and refugees. | Chants included, "Hey oh, this president has to go!" Slogans on banners included "No more deportations" and "No more stolen sisters."

STAFF (2019-01-20). Trump Cannot Be Allowed to Use Immigrants as Bargaining Chips. truthdig.com The president's proposal to end his shutdown includes billions for his wall in exchange for temporary protections for DACA and TPS recipients.

teleSUR (2019-01-20). Ecuador: Brutal Femicide Triggers Xenophobic 'Social Cleansing'. telesurenglish.net Local residents in the city of Ibarra in the province of Imbabura, Ecuador attacked a camp of Venezuelan migrants after local media reported a horrific femicide involving the death of a young woman at the hands of her boyfriend, whose nationality was made central in their reports. | RELATED | Ecuador Rocked With Brutal Gang Rape Case | The 22-year-old woman Diana Carolina Ramirez, who was 4 months pregnant, was stabbed to death by her boyfriend after having...

RT (2019-01-19). Activists face jail time & $500 fine for dropping supplies to migrants in wildlife refuge. rt.com A US federal judge has found four volunteers with a local aid group guilty of petty offenses after they entered a wildlife refuge without a permit to leave food and water for illegal migrants seeking to cross the US-Mexico border.

teleSUR (2019-01-20). Gaza: Children at Risk as Hospitals Struggle with Fuel Crisis. telesurenglish.net Gaza's fuel crisis is putting children at risk, the federal health ministry said Sunday, warning that five hospitals are on the verge of closing without the means to activate power generators. | RELATED: | Israeli Military Launches New Airstrikes on Gaza Border | "Hundreds of patients at Gaza hospitals will be facing an unknown fate when their electric generators shut down due to the fuel crisis," said Ashraf al-Qidra, spokesperson of Gaza's health ministry. | A week ago, the Beit Hano...

RT (2019-01-19). Trump's compromise: Wall funding for DACA extension. rt.com In a "major announcement" from the White House, US President Donald Trump offered a three-year stay of deportation for DACA recipients in exchange for border wall funding to end government shutdown. Democrats have already said no.

Nicholas Mirzoeff (2019-01-20). 'Social Death' in Denmark. thenation.com 'Social Death' in Denmark...

teleSUR (2019-01-20). Saudi Arabia to Deport 250 Rohingya to Bangladesh: Activists. telesurenglish.net Two-hundred fifty rohingya refugee men are expected to be deported from Saudi Arabia to Bangladesh, an activist group tol Al Jazeera in an exclusive interview Sunday. | RELATED: | India to Deport More Rohingya Refugees to Myanmar | The country is home to 300,000 Rohingya, the majority of whom are legal residents with permit, the Free Rohingya Coalition told the Arabic news corporation. | "These detainees, who are being kept in the Shumaisi detention centre [in Jeddah], have not been treated...

Fight Back (2019-01-19). We have had enough of Trump and the war on women. fightbacknews.org Enough is enough. Trump, his administration, and his backers are waging war on women, and millions of women are making it clear that we are not going to be pushed backwards. From the massive Women's Marches, to the midterm elections, to the constant, everyday resistance, women are standing up against Trump's reactionary agenda. | Trump and his supporters in the Senate want to pack the Supreme Court and roll back reproductive rights, and they have gotten a start by appointing the drunken misogynist Brett Kavanaugh. Accompanying the administrations outrageous policy of placing immigrants in detention, Trump's Justi...

RT (2019-01-19). Trump to bring DACA protections to shutdown talks in 'major announcement' — reports. rt.com In a bid to end the government shutdown, the US President Donald Trump is expected to make an offer to lure the Democrats back into negotiations, the US media say, adding that it could involve softening his stance on migration.

Andrea Germanos, staff writer (2019-01-19). 'No Wall. No Deals.' Rights Groups Urge Congress to Reject Trump Plan for Trump-Created Crisis. commondreams.org Immigrant rights activists on Saturday expressed concern that President Donald Trump is about to propose a "deal" to end his government shutdown‚ÄĒand fund his border wall obsession‚ÄĒthat would be merely "another trick to hurt even more immigrant families." | https://www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/trump-shutdown-29.jpg...

Middle East Monitor (2019-01-19). Two More Journalists Shot By Israeli Soldiers While Covering Friday Protests. iranian.com Two journalists have been wounded in Gaza as they covered weekly Friday protests taking place as part of the Great March of Return. Mohammed Abu Qadous was injured in the leg are a tear gas canister was fired at him by Israeli soldiers on the Gaza border. Al-Mayadeen correspondent Ahmad Ghanem was also injured in the east [...]

Elie Mystal (2019-01-19). Trump's Big Offer to End the Government Shutdown Is Just Another Scam. thenation.com s offering to do something the courts will say he has to do anyway. | The post Trump's Big Offer to End the Government Shutdown Is Just Another Scam...

Human Rights Watch (2019-01-19). Thailand: Insurgents Kill Buddhist Monks. hrw.org (New York) — Separatist insurgents in Thailand's southern border provinces killed two Buddhist monks in an unlawful assault on a temple, Human Rights Watch said today. The deliberate attack on civilians and a place of worship is a war crime. | | | Separatist insurgents in Thailand's Narathiwat province attacked Wat Rattanaphab temple on January 18, 2019, and killed two Buddhist monks, including the temple's abbot Phra Khru Prachote Rattanarak, and wounded two others. | © 20...

Human Rights Watch (2019-01-18). Trump's Family Separation Affected 'Thousands' More Children Than Previously Known. hrw.org | | A Mission Police Dept. officer (L), and a U.S. Border Patrol agent watch over a group of Central American asylum seekers before taking them into custody on June 12, 2018 near McAllen, Texas. | © 2018 John Moore/Getty Images | Trump administration officials were discussing deliberately targeting migrant families by late 2017, a draft policy document leaked to NBC News confir...

amnesty (2019-01-18). Lebanon: Migrant Domestic Workers Abused, A Scripted Reality. amnesty.org "Stop don't go to Lebanon!". A member of the audience stepped forward to interfere with one of the scenes on stage, in which Nday is seen to be packing her bags to catch a flight to Lebanon. Despite knowing what awaits Nday in the form of multiple human rights violations, I could see that stopping her from seeking her awaited job opportunity in a time where she was in desperate need to make a living, was not a solution. | Amnesty International marked the International Migrants Day on 18 December 2018 with an interactive theatre performance, Chebbak, in collaboration with Wasl; a theatre collective that uses theat...

Jessica Corbett, staff writer (2019-01-18). Merkley Calls for FBI Perjury Probe into Homeland Secretary Nielsen After Child Detention Memo Leaked. commondreams.org After releasing a damning draft memo that showed the Trump administration planned to "traumatize" migrant children with family separations and expedite deportation by denying asylum hearings, Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) on Friday called for an FBI investigation into whether Homeland Security Sec. Kirstjen Nielsen lied when she testified before Congress about the policy. | https://www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/complicity_booker_nielsen_trump_shithole_0.jpg...

Paul Hockenos (2019-01-18). These Parties Are Fighting for the Climate, Human Rights, and Immigrants—and They're Winning. thenation.com These Parties Are Fighting for the Climate, Human Rights, and Immigrants—and They're Winning...

amnesty (2019-01-18). European leaders are manufacturing a "migration crisis" for political gain. amnesty.org "We have a safe port," a crew member tells dozens of despondent asylum seekers crammed into a cabin aboard the Sea-Watch 3 NGO rescue ship. After almost three weeks of being stranded in the Mediterranean, the news takes a moment to sink in. "We're going in," he explains. "C'est fini." Within seconds the room erupts in unrestrained relief and joy. | This was the end of an ordeal, last week, for 49 women, men and children aboard the Sea-Watch 3 and Professor Albrecht Penck NGO vessels, who were finally disembarked in Malta. | They had been rescued in December after fleeing Libya, but the ships were denied permissio...

Democracy Now! (2019-01-18). Headlines for January 18, 2019. democracynow.org Watchdog: Trump Admin Vastly Underreported Migrant Family Separations, Trump Grounds Flight of Congressmembers to Visit NATO, Afghanistan, Government Shutdown Threatens Safety Net Programs for Millions, As Shutdown Grinds On, Senate Debates Anti-Abortion Bill, Trump Admin Recalls Workers to Assist in Offshore Oil Projects, BuzzFeed: Trump Ordered Michael Cohen to Lie to Congress, WSJ: Trump Paid Cohen to Rig Polls in Likely Campaign Finance Violation, Colombia: Suicide Car Bomber Kills 21 at Bogotá Police Academy, Sudan: Security Forces Fire on Anti-Government Protesters, U.S. Citizen and Iranian TV News Anchor M...

amnesty (2019-01-18). EU leaders must fix "broken system" that leaves people adrift at sea. amnesty.org European leaders must urgently act to fix a system which deters states from assisting refugees and migrants in peril at sea, said Amnesty International in an analysis published today. | Cut adrift in the Mediterranean outlines how the outsourcing of European border control to the Libyan authorities, in combination with a system which fails to share responsibility for asylum-seekers fairly across Europe, has created a situation where people are frequently stranded in the Mediterranean. It also sets out steps to ensure situati...

amnesty (2019-01-18). Sudan: Security forces continue deadly onslaught on protestors and medical personnel. amnesty.org Sudan's security forces must stop their ongoing deadly onslaught on protesters and medical personnel, Amnesty International said today following the death of two people, one of whom was a doctor, from gunshot wounds inflicted during the 17 January protests in Khartoum's Burri district. | The organization also received reports of further raids of medical facilities by security personnel, who fired teargas inside hospitals and assaulted doctors. |

John Nichols (2019-01-18). Kirstjen Nielsen Lied to Congress About Trump's War on Migrant Children. thenation.com Kirstjen Nielsen Lied to Congress About Trump's War on Migrant Children...

Fight Back (2019-01-18). Ya nos cansamos de Trump y de la guerra contra las mujeres. fightbacknews.org °Ya basta! Trump, su administración, y los elites que le respaldan, hacen la guerra contra las mujeres y millones de mujeres declaran que no dejen ningún paso para atrás. Desde las marchas masivas de las mujeres, a las elecciones recientes, a la resistencia constante, diario, mujeres están levantándose en contra de la agenda reaccionaria de Trump. | Trump y sus simpatizantes en el Senado quieren llenar La Corte Suprema y volver al reves los derechos reproductivos. Empezaron por nombrar el misógino borracho Brett Kavanaugh a La Corte Suprema. Además de la política de detener los inmigrantes indefinitivamente...

John Davis (2019-01-18). "Weather Terrorism:" a National Emergency. counterpunch.org As Trump projects his Imperial power in the direction of our southern border, demanding to reinforce its security by building a wall, the real threat to America's safety - weather terrorism (Bruno Latour's term for the biospheric backlash aimed at the vast hubris of humanity) - goes unheeded. Trump's posturing with regard to establishing a national emergency to facilitate wall building, obscures a genuine emergency in just one more case of the Fake eclipsing the Real. More

amnesty (2019-01-18). Release of Syrian man wrongly convicted of terrorism in Hungary an "overwhelming relief" amnesty.org Ahead of tomorrow's early release of Ahmed H, a Syrian man who was unfairly jailed for "complicity in an act of terror" during clashes with police at the Serbia-Hungary border in September 2015, Eda Seyhan, Amnesty International's Europe Counter Terrorism Campaigner, said: | | "After spending three-and-a-half years behind bars, Ahmed will finally be reunited with his wife and two young daughters. His...

John W. Whitehead (2019-01-18). The Danger Within: Border Patrol is Turning America into a Constitution-Free Zone. counterpunch.org "Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves." — William Pitt How far would you really go to secure the nation's borders against illegal aliens? Would you give the government limitless amounts of money to fight yet another endless war? Surround More

splcenter (2019-01-17). SPLC criticizes judge's denial of bond for journalist whose work challenged ICE. splcenter.org The SPLC criticized an immigration judge's decision today to deny bond for Spanish-language journalist Manuel Duran.

Start Making Sense, Jon Wiener (2019-01-17). The Left Needs to Resist Anti-Immigrant Initiatives From Within its Ranks. thenation.com The Left Needs to Resist Anti-Immigrant Initiatives From Within its Ranks...

Ryan Devereaux (2019-01-17). As Trial Starts for Border Humanitarian Volunteers, New Documents Reveal Federal Bureaucrats' Obsession With Stopping Activists. theintercept.com The activists are on trial for leaving lifesaving supplies along a deadly migrant route — or what the government considers "littering."

Human Rights Watch (2019-01-17). US: Central Americans Have a Legal Right to Seek Asylum. hrw.org | | Honduran migrants rest in the main square of Ciudad Hidalgo, Chiapas state, Mexico, on October 19, 2018. | © 2018 Pedro Pardo/AFP/Getty Images | (Washington, DC) — Central American refugees fleeing for their lives have a right to seek asylum in the United States, Human Rights Watch said today in releasing its World Report 2019. The Trump administration uses fearmongering to...

Janine Jackson (2019-01-16). 'US Administrations Have Been Intervening in Venezuela Since at Least the Early 2000s' - CounterSpin interview with Alexander Main on Maduro's reelection. fair.org Janine Jackson interviewed Alexander Main about the Nicolás Maduro re-election for the January 11, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. | Media...

pip.hinman (2019-01-16). #SaveHakeem: Stop the deportation of a Bahraini refugee. greenleft.org.au Bahraini refugee Hakeem Al-Araibi has been held in detention in Thailand since last November 27. He faces the terrifying prospect of being deported to the country where he was tortured. | Al-Araibi, a semi-professional footballer and former member of the Bahraini national football team, was on his honeymoon and had just landed in Thailand. Australian authorities alerted Thai authorities, whereupon he was arrested. Bahrain is demanding his extradition. | Yahya Alhadid, a spokesperson for the Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, said if Al-Araibi is extradited back to Bahrain he will face "continuous elec...

kathy_f (2019-01-15). Trump pushes racist wall, but Democrats push racist cruelty too. greenleft.org.au When Donald Trump first announced he was running in the Republican primaries for the 2016 election, he signaled that his campaign would rely heavily on anti-Mexican racism, racism against all non-whites, anti-immigrant xenophobia and Islamophobia. | Part of this was his oft-repeated pledge to "build a wall" between the US and Mexico to keep out immigrants from Central America and Mexico. He slandered these migrants as rapists, murderers, thieves, drug dealers, sex traffickers and more. | That a person with such open racism was even able to be a candidate for the most powerful post in Washington is testimony to ho...

Democracy Now! (2019-01-15). Headlines for January 15, 2019. democracynow.org Over 30,000 Los Angeles Teachers Walk Out in First Strike in 30 Years, Barr Pledges to Protect Mueller Probe as He Faces Senate AG Hearings, NYC Prisoners Go on Hunger Strike, Feel Effect of Gov't Shutdown, Poland Mayor, Defender of Immigrant Rights, Dies After Public Stabbing, Afghanistan: Taliban Car Bomb Kills 5, Injures Over 100, Afghanistan: New Defense Minister Accused of War Crimes, Human Rights Abuses, Brexit: Lawmakers Set to Vote on Contested Brexit Deal, Pennsylvania Judge Blocks Trump's Birth Control Restrictions Nationwide, Justice Ginsburg Declared Cancer-Free, Reviews SCOTUS Cases from Home, SCOTUS...

Democracy Now! (2019-01-15). Arizona Activists Face Jail Time for Providing Life-Saving Aid to Migrants Crossing Sonoran Desert. democracynow.org As the longest government shutdown in U.S. history heads into its 25th day and President Trump continues to crack down on immigrants, we look at how the Trump administration is criminalizing humanitarian aid at the border. In Tucson, Arizona, activists with the humanitarian group No More Deaths go to trial today facing charges for a slew of federal crimes, all due to their efforts to leave water and food in the harsh Sonoran Desert to help refugees and migrants survive the deadly journey across the U.S. border. The charges were filed last year in January, just a week after No More Deaths published a report accusi...

Janine Jackson (2019-01-15). 'DC Has Been Consistently Out of Touch With the Reality of the Borderlands' - CounterSpin interview with Debbie Weingarten on the already existing border wall. fair.org Janine Jackson interviewed Debbie Weingarten about the already existing border wall for the January 11, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. | Media...

Yohuru Williams (2019-01-15). Martin Luther King and 'God's Children' on Both Sides of the Border Wall. progressive.org What would Martin Luther King Jr. think of Donald Trump's border wall?

Mark Fiore (2019-01-11). An Address from the Xenophobe in Chief. progressive.org Trump has proved a master at conflating illegal immigration (which is way down) with asylum claims made by families escaping violence in Central America.

Democracy Now! (2019-01-14). Headlines for January 14, 2019. democracynow.org Gov't Shutdown Now Longest in U.S. History, Trump Admin Considered Disaster Relief Funds to Build Border Wall, Interior Dept. Pushes Ahead Plans for New Arctic Drilling Leases, Texas: Tornillo Immigrant Prison Camp Shuts Down, Los Angeles: Public Teachers Go on Strike, Dems Vow to Investigate After 2 New Reports on Trump's Relationship with Russia, WSJ: Nat'l Sec. Council Asked About Possible Military Strike on Iran in 2018, Trump Threatens to "Devastate Turkey Economically" If Syrian Kurds Targeted, Saudi Arabia: Sec. of State Pompeo Meets with Crown Prince 3 Months After Khashoggi Killing, Canada Grants Asylum...

James Goodman (2019-01-11). The Scott Warren Case is Part of a Crackdown on Aid to Migrants. progressive.org He offered food, water, and clothing to migrants on a deadly stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border. Now he's facing twenty years in prison. Humanitarian groups fear the situation will only get worse.

Democracy Now! (2019-01-11). Headlines for January 11, 2019. democracynow.org Protests Target Shutdown as Federal Employees Miss First Paycheck, Trump May Raid Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Funds for Border Wall, Protesters Gather on Both Sides of U.S.-Mexico Border as Trump Visits, Senate Leader Mitch McConnell Blocks Vote on Bill to Fund Government, Study Finds Oceans Are Absorbing Far More Heat Than Previously Known, Pentagon Says It's Withdrawing from Syria as Turkey Readies Invasion, In Cairo, U.S. Secretary of State Rebukes Obama and Threatens Iran, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Calls Jamal Khashoggi Murder an "Atrocity", Protests Outside Supreme Court Demand Closure of Guantánamo Prison...

CounterSpin (2019-01-11). Debbie Weingarten on the Borderlands, Alexander Main on Maduro's Reelection. fair.org Media...

Democracy Now! (2019-01-10). From EPA to TSA, Agencies Devoted to Nation's Health and Safety Are Going Unfunded During Shutdown. democracynow.org The partial government shutdown has entered its 20th day. On Saturday, it will become the longest shutdown in U.S. history if a deal is not reached. President Trump reportedly stormed out of a meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer Wednesday after they refused to back a deal to fund a wall on the southern border. Schumer accused Trump of throwing a temper tantrum. Trump described the meeting as a "total waste of time." We speak with Robert Weissman, president of Public Citizen. The group just released a report titled "As Shutdown Drags On, Agencies Devoted to Consumer and...

Democracy Now! (2019-01-10). Public Citizen: Frightening Prospect If an Authoritarian Like Trump Declares State of Emergency. democracynow.org President Trump says that he will likely declare a national emergency over the border wall if negotiations over the government shutdown continue. We speak with Robert Weissman, president of Public Citizen. "The Congress has given the president quite a bit of authority to declare emergencies with terms that are almost unbounded," Weissman says. "Congress has always expected, and society has always expected, that presidents wouldn't abuse that authority recklessly, declaring emergencies just because they want to. We obviously have a president now who has no such constraints."

splcenter (2019-01-08). In speech tonight, Trump won't talk about the real crisis — asylum seekers being denied rights under U.S. law. splcenter.org We expect President Trump's speech tonight to be filled with more falsehoods demonizing migrants who are seeking refuge.

Nick R. Martin (2019-01-02). Patriot Movement AZ founder: Yes, I'm 'pretty hateful'. splcenter.org Lesa Antone, the founder of the anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim group Patriot Movement AZ (PMAZ), said this weekend on an internet radio show that she's "feeling pretty hateful right now."

Glenn Greenwald (2018-10-30). The Lessons from the Victory of Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro. zcomm.org Bolsonaro's victory is highly consequential in its own right: for the 210 million people who live within the borders of the country he and his tyrannical movement now dominate, as well as for the region and the globe...

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