Here’s What the President Is Doing to Fix Our Broken Immigration System: | The White House

As everyone knows, our immigration system has been broken for decades, and the President is doing his job to address the problems that he can with his executive authority. He will continue to work with Congress to pass comprehensive and common-sense immigration reform that will offer a long-term and much-needed solution.

So what exactly is the President’s plan for immigration? Take a look at what the President plans to do:

via Here’s What the President Is Doing to Fix Our Broken Immigration System: | The White House.

Mexico’s Undead Rise Up | Inter Press Service

After Marcos disappeared into the night, the assembled then heard a disembodied voice address them: “Good dawn, compañeras and compañeros. My name is Galeano, Subcomandante Insurgente Galeano. Does anybody else respond to this name?”

In response, hundreds of voices affirmed, “Yes, we are all Galeano!” And so Galeano came back to life collectively, in all of those assembled.

And now 43 disappeared student teachers have multiplied into thousands demanding justice from the state and greater autonomy for local communities, which are already building alternative healthcare, education, justice, and governmental systems. A general strike is scheduled for the anniversary of the Mexican Revolution on November 20th.

In Mexico’s unraveling, there is an opportunity for the rest of the world to witness—and support—the emergence of more direct and collective forms of democracy. As the now “deceased” Marcos said: “They wanted to bury us, but they didn’t know we were seeds.”

via Mexico’s Undead Rise Up | Inter Press Service.

Teeth and Bones: Law Enforcement’s Weakest Link – SPIEGEL ONLINE

Of course it makes no sense to ask the military for ID, but the gesture is what matters — and the result is that nothing happens for an hour. The heavily armed soldiers sit up on their vehicles while García’s people and the self-proclaimed village police force with their hunting rifles stand on the ground around them. It is a perfect image of Mexico in November 2014. Everyone is armed, but it is totally unclear who has control.

via Teeth and Bones: Law Enforcement’s Weakest Link – SPIEGEL ONLINE.