All News Articles for 2018-06-21

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Trump Has Called for Pentagon to Make Beds Available for 20,000 Children at US Military Bases
The Defense Department has also announced it will deploy military lawyers to the southern border to prosecute immigrants
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As 'Wealthiest and Freest Country in the World,' Nikki Haley Tells Bernie Sanders It's 'Ridiculous' to Examine US Poverty
"As it happens, I personally believe that it is totally appropriate for the U.N. Special Rapporteur to focus on poverty in the United States," Sanders responded
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"Stop the War! Feed the Poor!": March by Poor People's Campaign Ends With Arrests in DC
The protest on Capitol Hill comes ahead of a mass mobilization planned for Saturday
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"I'm So Happy Because I Have My Son": Intercept Documents Mother's Brave Fight to Reclaim Son From Trump's Cruel Policy
"She was looking for help in the U.S. and never imagined that her claim of domestic violence would be laughed at and mocked by the Border Patrol agents who processed her, or that she and her son would be separated amid the sound of his panicked screams."
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Saying 'A Handful of Pardons' Won't Cut It, NFL Players Demand Sweeping Prison Reform
"If President Trump thinks he can end these injustices if we deliver him a few names, he hasn't been listening to us."
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Bringing on Badly Needed 'Prophetic Voice,' New York Times Hires Michelle Alexander as Full-Time Columnist
The author and criminal justice reform advocate is the "first woman of color and the first Bernie supporter hired as a columnist" by the paper's opinion section
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democracy sign 'Crisis of Trust': Poll Finds People Living in Democracies Think Governments Aren't Acting in Public Interest
"Democracies cannot afford to be complacent if they are to survive and prosper."
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Barbara Lee Urges UN to Probe Trump's Human Rights Abuses at Border as Violation of International Law
"I am appalled by the reports and images from detention facilities in Texas and other states along the border, where more than 2,300 children have been separated from their parents by border patrol agents."
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White Supremacists Outrage as White Supremacist Organizer of Fatal Charlottesville Rally Plans DC Anniversary Event
"They're terrorists. And they should be run out of D.C.," responded one critic
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'Abu Ghraib for Eighth-Graders': Allegations of Immigrant Children Being Tortured at Virginia Detention Facility
"This is outright torture."
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'Shut This Place Down': Children Drugged and Given Forced Injections at Texas Detention Facility, Lawsuit Says
"You don't have to be a rocket scientist here; it looks like they're trying to control agitation and aggressive behavior with antipsychotic drugs... That's like the old Soviet Union used to do."
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disapprove sign 'To Make It Easier to Screw the Poor,' Trump Wants to Massively Reorganize Federal Government
Provisions of this "closely guarded" plan reportedly include merging the Education and Labor Departments, and creating a welfare "megadepartment"
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'This Is What Solidarity Looks Like': Mass Demonstrations at LaGuardia Airport as Kids Ripped From Parents Arrive in New York
"We want to let them know that there are thousands of people who see them, who love them and who will fight for them."
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