Trump's latest war on reality: Cover up the concentration camps
- Heather Digby Parton
Despite ample evidence of inhumane conditions, Trump and his minions are ready to roll out "alternative facts"
This is not...
...a concentration camp...
...just a "tent city" for migrant children in Tornillo, Texas. The kids ...
U.S. Border Patrol agents are passing around a commemorative coin mocking care for migrant kids
- Dara Lind
The coin declares “KEEP THE CARAVANS COMING” under an image of a parade of migrants crossing the border.
An unofficial commemorative coin has been circulating among Border Patrol agents at the U.S./Mexico border, mocking the task of ...
USA: A black teenager was listening to rap music- a white man allegedly killed him for it
- P.R. Lockhart
The suspect in Elijah Al-Amin’s killing reportedly said anyone who listens to rap music is “a threat to him and the community.”
A white man suspected of killing a black teenager in Arizona reportedly claimed that he felt “unsafe” ...
The racism in Trump’s attacks should be impossible to deny
- P.R. Lockhart
But for many media outlets and politicians, it somehow wasn’t.
In the day since President Donald Trump issued a series of racist tweets claiming that four Democratic women of color in Congress should “go back and help fix the totally broken ...
Night and Fog Operation in the U.S.A.: Thousands are targeted as ICE prepares to raid undocumented migrant families
- Caitlin Dickerson - Zolan Kanno-Youngs
Nationwide raids to arrest thousands of members of undocumented families have been scheduled to begin Sunday, according to two current and one former homeland security officials, moving forward with a rapidly changing operation, the final details ...
Squalid conditions at border detention centers, U.S. government report finds
- Zolan Kanno-Youngs
WASHINGTON — Overcrowded, squalid conditions are more widespread at migrant centers along the southern border than initially revealed, the Department of Homeland Security’s independent watchdog said Tuesday. Its report describes standing-room-only ...
Trump’s ‘Concentration Camps’
- Charles M. Blow
The cruelty of immigrant family separations must not be tolerated.
Protesters outside the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children, in Homestead, Fla., on Sunday.Credit Lynne Sladky/Associated Press
I have often wondered why good ...
U.S. requiring social media information from visa applicants
- Sandra E. Garcia
Visa applicants to the United States are required to submit any information about social media accounts they have used in the past five years under a State Department policy that started on Friday.
Such account information would give the government ...
Company part-owned by Jared Kushner got $90m from unknown offshore investors since 2017
- Jon Swaine
Overseas investment flowed to Cadre while Trump’s son-in-law works as US envoy, raising conflict of interest questions
A real estate company part-owned by Jared Kushner has received $90m in foreign funding from an opaque offshore vehicle since ...
The Mueller Report, Alfa Bank, and the Deep State
- Peter Dale Scott
Peter Dale Scott is considered the father of “Deep Politics” — the study of hidden permanent institutions and interests whose influence on the political realm transcends the elected, appointed, and career officials who come and go. ...