Democracy Now – January 23, 2018

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As Shutdown Looms over Immigration, Trump’s Rejection of Refugees Could Have Global Domino Effect; Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: Democratic Party Faces Reckoning for Purging Sanders Supporters; Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor on “How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective”; Norman Finkelstein on the Big Lie About Gaza: The Palestinians Have Not Been the Aggressors.

David Cay Johnston: Trump is Determined to Provoke War to Draw Focus from Racist & Erratic Behavior; “It’s Even Worse Than You Think”: David Cay Johnston on Trump’s First Year in Office; Trump Biographer: Trump is the “Most Racist” President in at Least 100 Years; How Trump’s Deregulatory Push Is Harming Workers, Muzzling EPA Scientists … Continued

NYC Immigration Activist Jean Montrevil Speaks Out After Deportation to Haiti: “My Heart Is Broken”; “Letter From an Immigration Jail”: Hear the Words of Detained Immigrant Leader Ravi Ragbir; Is ICE Targeting Immigration Activists? Family Members of Detained & Deported Leaders Speak Out; “ICE Is Sending Us a Message”: Activist Maru Mora Villalpando on Being … Continued

“Completely Racist”: Edwidge Danticat on Trump’s “Shithole Countries” Remark Targeting Africa, Haiti; Time’s Up: Meet Five of the Women Who Staged Protest at Golden Globes Against Gender Violence; NYC: Immigration Rights Activist Ravi Ragbir Detained at ICE Check-in Amid Protest, Police Violence; Time’s Up Activists Warn Trump’s “Shithole Countries” Remark Will Embolden White Supremacists..

Trump Expands Offshore Drilling in “Assault” on Biodiversity and Coastal & Indigenous Communities; As Erica Garner Is Mourned, Why Are Black Mothers in NYC Dying at 12 Times Rate of White Mothers? Christen Smith: The Fallout of Police Violence Is Killing Black Women Like Erica Garner; Breaking: Immigrant Rights Leader Ravi Ragbir Detained in New … Continued

As ICC Considers Probing Israel for War Crimes, U.S. Moves to Defund U.N. Palestine Refugee Agency; “Gaza: An Inquest into Its Martyrdom”: Norman Finkelstein on the Many Lies Perpetuated About Gaza; Finkelstein: Despite Racist Policies & Corruption Scandals, Netanyahu Holds on to Power in Israel; Norman Finkelstein Slams Chuck Schumer for Pushing Trump to Declare … Continued

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