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Trump Calls on Military to Deploy to the Southern Border

Courage to Resist Courage to Resist
woman soldier with quote DoD formally approves military-hosted immigrant concentration camps as non-military sites fill up. We need military service members to speak up and share with us what’s happening as plans develop.

How Migrant Movements Radically Transform Borders

Natasha King ROAR
graphic of worker walking over a fence As much as contemporary borders are sophisticated and multi-faceted weapons against free movement for all, the border regime is a product of resistance to and subversion of it at every step.

Howard Zinn: Don't Despair about the Supreme Court

Howard Zinn The Progressive
In 2005 after John Roberts was confirmed, Howard Zinn wrote: It would be naive to depend on the Supreme Court to defend the rights of poor people, women, people of color, dissenters of all kinds.

No More Compromises: We Need Immigration Amnesty Now

David L. Wilson Truthout
Donald Trump’s policy of family separation at the borders motivated an upsurge in activism, including widespread calls to abolish ICE. Now it’s time to go further, to attack the long-standing policy of separating families inside our borders.

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Bob Woodward’s Dragnet Descends on Donald Trump

Lloyd Green The Guardian
Woodward, one of the two Washington Post city reporters who broke the Watergate story that led to bringing down a president has written another sober, must-read dissection of corruption and rot at the White House.

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