Category Archives: racism

Open Thread | The Complete Corruption and Incompetence of the Republican Party

The corruption of the Republican Party is obvious and disgusting 😠😠 In the middle of a PANDEMIC 😠😠😠   To clarify, one of Inhofe’s stock trades, …

Open Thread | The Complete Corruption and Incompetence of the Republican Party

Trump’s Budget Proposal Reveals His Values – LA Progressive

The budget calls for deep cuts in major U.S. government programs, especially those protecting public health.  The Department of Health and Human Services would be slashed by 10 percent, while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which has already been proven to be underfunded and unprepared to deal with the coronavirus outbreak, would be cut by 9 percent.  Spending on Medicaid, which currently insures healthcare for one out of five Americans, would plummet by roughly $900 billion, largely thanks to reductions in coverage for the poor and the disabled.  Meanwhile, Medicare expenditures would drop by roughly $500 billion.

Source: Trump’s Budget Proposal Reveals His Values – LA Progressive

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.
— Read on laist.com/projects/2020/sgv-boarding-houses/

LA Times trying to relight “Yellow Peril” fears of turn of last century California? Sham and shame journalism 🤬

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.

‘Flood the Streets’: ICE Targets Sanctuary Cities With Increased Surveillance – The New York Times

ICE is boosting its operations in sanctuary cities to arrest and deport undocumented immigrants, conducting round-the-clock surveillance in addition to deploying elite tactical agents.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2020/03/05/us/ICE-BORTAC-sanctuary-cities.html

Forget looking for criminals; hunt families and please head racist Trump 🤬

What does a lonely, squalid death in an immigration centre say about modern Britain? | Afua Hirsch | Opinion | The Guardian

Prince Fosu was neglected for six days until he died, naked and starving. We cannot treat people with such inhumanity, says Guardian columnist Afua Hirsch
— Read on www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/mar/04/prince-fosu-death-harmondsworth-immigration-centre-inquest

Modi appeals for calm Delhi riots

As the death toll rose above 20 in New Delhi after violence this week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed for calm, while Delhi’s chief minister has been calling for a curfew.
— Read on m.dw.com/en/indias-premier-modi-appeals-for-calm-after-delhi-riots/a-52536831

20 dead in India after Trump visit – over anti-Muslim laws 🥵

Public Charge Inadmissibility Final Rule: Revised Forms and Updated Policy Manual Guidance | USCIS

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has published revised forms consistent with the final rule on the public charge ground of inadmissibility, which the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, inc

Source: Public Charge Inadmissibility Final Rule: Revised Forms and Updated Policy Manual Guidance | USCIS