Category Archives: Discrimination

Child Abuse (Human Rights Violation)

Submitted by James Ewing (Watermill):   IMAGES We want you to imagine for a moment what this might be like for a child: to flee the place you have called your home because it is not safe to stay and … Continue reading

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Local Economy Dependent on Immigrants

Recent reports describe  increased round up of latinos. Along with suspected “bad guys” ICE is sweeping up many more innocent undocumented workers.  This was highlighted by the latest Trump visit to Long Island and Lee Zeldin’s cheer leading.  Read more … Continue reading

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How Germany fights bias

Letter in the NY Times today Re “German’s Idea to Fight Bias Gains Support” (news article in NYT, Jan. 11): A rise of anti-Semitism among new immigrants to Germany has prompted a suggestion of having immigrants tour concentration camps. The … Continue reading

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Hatemongers without the Robes and Hoods

Letter from Richard Cohen, President, Southern Poverty Law Center (Photo: Yuri Gripas/Reuters)Donald Trump addresses the 2017 Values Voter Summit in Washington, October 13, 2017.   As expected, the annual “Values Voter Summit” in Washington this past weekend featured a rogue’s … Continue reading

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The Orbital Perspective

Leland Melvin (ex-Astronaut & NFL Player) Wrote to Trump And this is what he had to say:   To Donald Trump I believe in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of this country even though at the time they … Continue reading

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DeVos to revamp Obama-era schools sexual assault policy

POLITICO    By BENJAMIN WERMUND  09/07/2017 12:20 PM EDT Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said the Trump administration will revamp the guidance through a rule-making process that likely will take months. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Thursday that … Continue reading

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Arpaio is a Really Bad Hombre

From Paul Clements (running for Congress in Kalamazoo MI) Friday, the President announced that he had pardoned notorious Sheriff Joe Arpaio on his conviction for contempt of court. When I first heard the news, I called it “a travesty” and … Continue reading

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