Neither Human Nor Ghost: Chinese Immigrants Scrape By In San Gabriel Valley’s Boarding Houses

Many ‘boarding house’ residents are low-wage Chinese workers new to the U.S. They live among rats, roaches and dangerous conditions to earn a living.
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LA Times trying to relight “Yellow Peril” fears of turn of last century California? Sham and shame journalism 🤬

Trump suspends all travel from Europe to the United States to fight coronavirus – Reuters – (As per usual, he makes no sense. Wanna get here? Get to UK first!)

U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday the United States will suspend all travel from Europe to the United States for 30 days starting on Friday in order to fight the coronavirus. Trump said the travel restrictions do not apply to the United Kingdom.

Source: Trump suspends all travel from Europe to the United States to fight coronavirus – Reuters

‘We need the Wall!’: Trump uses coronavirus to push his own agenda

Fool on the Hill demonstrated depths of his inhumanity which he believes will win him continued favor with his core backers – it has little or nothing to do with reality.

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President uses public health concerns to fuel his argument for travel bans and cuts to interest rates, Medicare and social security

As the threat of the coronavirus in the US grew and markets reeled amid growing uncertainty, Donald Trump on Tuesday promoted one of his signature policy proposals. “We need the Wall more than ever!” he tweeted.

Trump has sought to downplay the severity of the public health crisis. And he has capitalized on the panic and disruption in some American communities to push for many of his longstanding campaign promises, including stricter border security, travel bans, tax cuts and lower interest rates.

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U.S. eyes direct deposit to workers, tax delays, airline aid in fight against coronavirus

Gutting and stealing money from Social Security and Medicare – the killer of America’s future!

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The Trump administration wants to ease the economic drag from the fast-spreading coronavirus with aid to workers and businesses that will pump hundreds of billions of dollars into the U.S. economy, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told lawmakers on Wednesday.

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Episode 21: Selling Terrorism Online | American University, Washington, DC

Over the past two decades, the roles of social media and other digital technologies have evolved. What started as a means of communication among friends quickly snowballed into tools for business, activism, and more. But these new technologies have also been used by terrorists for malicious purposes.

Source: Episode 21: Selling Terrorism Online | American University, Washington, DC

Mainstreaming White Supremacy: A Twitter Analysis of the American ‘Alt-Right’ | American University, Washington, D.C.

We caught up with Professor Carolyn Gallaher to ask questions about what she learned from immersing herself in the “alt-right” Twittersphere.

Source: Mainstreaming White Supremacy: A Twitter Analysis of the American ‘Alt-Right’ | American University, Washington, D.C.