Immigrant Rights Leader Released After Hundreds Rally Outside His Check-in with Deportation Officer; Activists Defiant on Israel’s Travel Ban Targeting BDS Supporters: “It’s a Sign We’re Winning”; Palestinian Hip-Hop Star Tamer Nafar Fights Racist Israeli Policies in New Film, “Junction 48”; EFF Director: WikiLeaks Move to Share CIA Hacking Tools with Tech Giants Could “Make … Continued


Immigrant Rights Leader Released After Hundreds Rally Outside His Check-in with Deportation Officer; Activists Defiant on Israel’s Travel Ban Targeting BDS Supporters: “It’s a Sign We’re Winning”; Palestinian Hip-Hop Star Tamer Nafar Fights Racist Israeli Policies in New Film, “Junction 48”; EFF Director: WikiLeaks Move to Share CIA Hacking Tools with Tech Giants Could “Make … Continued


In cities across the nation, many business owners decided to not conduct business as usual, in response to the national day of action, titled, “A Day Without Immigrants,” a combination boycott/strike aimed at showing how much immigrants contribute to the economy and society. The action is in direct-response to Donald Trump’s immigration agenda, which includes … Continued


Senate Republicans silence Elizabeth Warren for criticizing Republican Senator and Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions by reading a letter from Coretta Scott King three decades ago. The uproar precedes a  53-47 largely party-line vote confirming Sessions’ nomination. President Donald Trump takes a jab at the federal appeals court panel considering his travel ban saying courts see … Continued


Vice President Mike Pence casts the tie-breaking vote to confirm billionaire private school advocate and Republican donor Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary. The Senate is expected to take up the nomination of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General tomorrow. A three judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals hears arguments on whether to maintain … Continued


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