22 Key Tenets of the Democratic Plan for... →
The Democrats are finally going it alone on immigration reform. Read the main points of their proposal.
Prison Garb for the Goldman Gang →
CODEPINK takes on Goldman Sachs at the Senate hearings.
And as always, it is the young people that first and foremost exert their right...– Gihan Perera, Executive Director of the Miami Workers Center, writes for the Huffington Post: “The Time is Now - A Declaration for a Free Arizona” (via citizens4immigrants)
Jon Stewart on SB 1070 - Arizona is the meth lab of democracy. latenightcat: “It turns out Arizona is the meth lab of democracy.”
Exposing the people behind SB 1070. ryking: Rachel Maddow reveals the well-funded white supremacist group behind Arizona’s SB 1070, the bill that requires racial profiling of non-whites and that also allows anyone — including a legal institute controlled by one of the white supremacist groups in question — to sue Arizona police officers and whole departments for not doing “enough” to round-up...
$100k law degree sells for 0.5925% its value --...
It really doesn’t look like a good time to go to law school given the escalating costs, more unemployed graduates and that means an increase in assholes joeross: The Georgetown grad was miserable working for a large law firm in Silicon Valley. So he quit and posted his degree in the Craigslist “For Sale” section for “the bargain basement price of $59,250″ — the current value of his student...
Move the 2011 All-Star Game Out of Arizona! |... →
Say No to Arizona. Ask the MLB to deliver a statement against SB 1070 and move the 2011 All-Star game from Arizona as a boycott of the state.
Boycott Arizona: Tell MLB To Move the 2011...
Do you know what an “illegal immigrant” looks like? Probably some of our best baseball players under the new anti-immigant law passed by the state of Arizona, which allows law enforcement officials to apprehend anyone based on whether they look like an “illegal immigrant.” That translates into people with brown skin. Boycotting is not happy hour but it is one of the ways...
5 Things You Can Do To Stand Up Against SB 1070
“Papers please?” “THEY CAME FIRST for the Communists, and I didn’t speak up because I wasn’t a Communist. THEN THEY CAME for the Jews, and I didn’t speak up because I wasn’t a Jew. THEN THEY CAME for the trade unionists, and I didn’t speak up because I wasn’t a trade unionist. THEN THEY CAME for me and by that time no one was left to speak up.” Racial profiling is officially legal in...
Legalize Arizona: FIND YOUR LOCAL ACTION - Protest... →
Find local actions in opposition to racial profiling an SB 1070.
Anderson Cooper humiliates Arizona birther... →
Anderson Cooper’s interview with Arizona Republican StateRepresentative Cecil Ash does a great job of showing just how vacuous and deceitful the birthers really are.
Colbert: ‘Harassing Latinos’ the ‘entire point’ of... →
A proposed Arizona law would allow police to question and arrest people who can’t provide proof of legal residency. Civil libertarians claim that a side effect of the bill would be the harassment of…
Spokesman: Hayworth Thinks Arizona Birther Bill... →
Former Rep. J.D. Hayworth (R-AZ), who is challenging Sen. John McCain in the Republican primary, has taken a position on the so-called “Birther Bill” making its way through the Arizona state…
Arizona's Immigration Bill is a Social and Racial... →
I got up at 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning to fly to Phoenix, Arizona, to speak at a press conference and rally at the State Capitol at the invitation of the stateâ��s clergy and other leaders in the…
Arizona Immigrant Bill Could Stop Super Bowls &... →
Gov. Jan Brewer is expected to sign Senate Bill 1070, which would give police wider powers to arrest illegal immigrants and requires them to carry work and travel papers. Right On.
Rep. Bilbray:Illegal Immigrants can be spotted by... →
Yesterday on MSNBC’s Hardball, host Chris Matthews asked Rep. Brian Bilbray (R-CA) to give a “non-ethnic” example of how Arizona cops will be able to identify undocumented immigrants once the state’s…
DC Celebrates Victory Over War Profiteer Northrop... →
A DC coalition of small businesses, watchdog groups and peace activists quashed a $25 million DC City Council proposal to entice defense contractor Northrop Grumman to the nation’s capitol.
Could Legalizing Marijuana Solve California’s... →
With a bill to legalize marijuana on the November California ballot, the controversy over the prohibition has reached a new high. Supporters see the potential tax revenues as a solution to the…
Grassroots Efforts are best hope for Immigration... →
It’s time for immigration activists to take a leaf from the “birthers,” and “tea partyers” fear-mongers. Going to Washington was important. But it’s at least as important that supporters of reform go…
Breaking: Dissident Iranian Women May Cause... →
Just yesterday, an Iranian cleric was saying that promiscuous Iranian women cause earthquakes. He may have misstated the particular natural disaster.
Reading the Tea Leaves: Will the Empire Break Up... →
The Tea Party wants small government, right? Actually, it’s not so simple. In fact, you could drive a Bradley tank right through an ideological schism—those purporting Empire and those who want to…
UK Deporting Asylum Seeker to Certain Death in... →
An asylum seeker in the United Kingdom, Bita Ghaedi, conducted a hunger strike for more than a month because she was terrified of being tortured and killed if she is forced to return to Iran. Guess…
Stop Being and Funding the Evil We Deplore... →
“Let us not become the evil we deplore”, warned Cong. Barbara Lee when she cast the lone vote against going to war in Afghanistan in September 2001. Well, it’s time to look in the mirror—and it’s not…
Immigration effort lacks 2nd backer from GOP →
As President Obama and Senate Democrats push to pass an immigration bill this year, one key ingredient is still conspicuously missing: a second Republican to co-sponsor the legislation.
Health reform promise excludes millions of... →
The question of whether to extend coverage to illegal immigrants was so politically contentious that, under the approved legislation, they will not even be able to buy health insurance in the newly…
The Jorge Reyes Report...: The new INS-inspired... →
An article about INS’s new 400,000 quota system to deport both legal and illegal immigrants with previous criminal records.