Category: US

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The Racism Heard Round the World

When the neo-fascist National Front is more willing to condemn neo-Nazis than Trump, we have a problem. (FPIF) – On race relations, the United States has slipped into the same category as Burundi and Iraq. After the violence in Charlottesville earlier…

Trump’s Arpaio Comments Stoke Fear

(HRW) – The impact of President Donald Trump’s suggestion that he was going to pardon Joe Arpaio is palpable in Alamance County, North Carolina. As in Maricopa County, Arizona, where Arpaio was sheriff, the USDepartment of Justice investigated and eventually sued Alamance…

ICE Raids, And The Dangers Of Increased Data Surveillance

This article was originally published via the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service by the same author. Milwaukee, Wisconsin (MNNS)— With escalated ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) raids striking nationwide, Milwaukee is no exception. Information will be shared between local and federal…