All Views Articles for 2018-06-26

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
"It was delivered by thousands of people spontaneously coming together at airports across the country to declare that we will not stand for hatred and discrimination." (Photo: Ryan/flickr/cc) Cody Wofsy
The Supreme Court Ignores the Reality of President Trump’s Discriminatory Muslim Ban
Trump’s consistent messages and actions paint a “harrowing picture, from which a reasonable observer would readily conclude that the Proclamation was motivated by hostility and animus toward the Muslim faith.”
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"In the world of Macronism, pluralism isn’t the essence of a functioning democracy, efficiency is." (Photo: Shutterstock) Juliette Legendre
Emmanuel Macron’s ‘Extreme Centrism’ Is a Threat to Democracy
Hiding behind appeals to "rationalism," the French leader seeks to "fix" the French economy by cozying up to a tiny, binge-eating wealthy elite.
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"The U.S. is engaged in endless wars around the world." (Photo: Debra Sweet/flickr/cc) Jodie Evans, Andrew Behar
Who Is Making a Killing on Killing?
The merchants of war who have shaped U.S. foreign policy since the end of WWII have a foothold so strong, the act of extracting ourselves from the war economy has become incredibly complex.
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 "More importantly, it’s time to to look into ourselves, so we can change the policies that displaced these children and their families in the first place." (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Richard Eskow
For Immigrant Children, Empathy Is Not Enough
It’s time to remember that we also bear historical and moral responsibilities for the plight of these children, so we can dedicate ourselves to stopping the violence against them is all its forms.
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Karen Greenberg
A Children’s Gitmo on the Border: Heartless America’s Latest Nightmare
A requiem for a tragedy
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Girls and mothers, waiting for their duvets, in Kabul. (Photo: Dr. Hakim) Kathy Kelly
On Purpose, In Kabul
The U.S. government, “made things worse rather than better.”
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"By purporting to punish the Human Rights Council, the Trump presidency, representing the U.S. Government, is much more punishing itself, as well as the peoples of the world." (Photo: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images) Richard Falk
The U.S. Withdraws (Again) From the UN Human Rights Council
America's laughable tendency to lecture the world about the human rights failures of others.
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"Parents who were deported four months ago and are still waiting for the U.S. to return their baby." (Photo: @ajplus/Twitter) Marcia Zug
For Many Immigrant Families, the Fight for Reunification Is Just Beginning
Deported parents are rarely able to return to the U.S. to seek reunification, and this has allowed courts to treat deportation as abandonment.
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In this June 18, 2014 file photo, two female detainees sleep in a holding cell, as the children are separated by age group and gender, as hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz. The photos were taken by The Associated Press in 2014, when President Barack Obama was in office. (Photo: Ross D. Franklin / Associated Press) Will Bunch
Some of the Pictures of Border Kids That Haunt Me Most Are From 2014. Here's Why
The president with the looming stain on his legacy was Barack Obama.
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Robert Reich
Donald Trump's Dastardly Fourth of July
On the very worst American patriot.
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