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These Cities Are Providing Free Legal Representation to Residents Facing Deportation

To say that the current administration has been pushing extremely harsh immigration policies would be putting it mildly. Trump even went so far as to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which was intended to protect undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children. The country has…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Old Man Who Calls Border Patrol on Immigrants, and the Teen Girl Who Asked Him Why

A couple of years ago I was sitting on my front porch with my family, when suddenly we saw several Jeeps painted in camouflage rumbling down the street. They were driven by men dressed in black and camouflage. We are all Latinos around here, but the men weren’t. They were much lighter skinned, and some […]

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Fun with Chuck and Nancy

Hypothetical questions can make you think. Would you marry a dickhead if he was handsome and rich? Would you marry an airhead if she were a knockout? Would you give up five IQ points for a million dollars? These sorts of questions may be a bit simplistic and silly, but they are often clarifying and […]

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EA Says It Will Try To Help Its Dreamer Employees

On Tuesday, President Trump and his administration announced that they would end the DACA program which allows undocumented youth brought to the United States as children to work and receive protection from deportation. Some major tech and gaming corporations have spoken out about DACA, including Madden and Sims…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Trump’s Cynical Attack on ‘Dreamers’ Was Designed to Shame Tolerant Republicans

Modern Republicanism will go down as one of the most cynical, lazy political ideologies in modern history. It is built almost entirely on a religious belief in the power of free markets, and the vilification of immigrants, women, and minority communities. If Donald Trump can be given credit for …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Video Games Gave Him The Chance To Prove He Is American

Video games aren’t what kept José Muñoz in his parents’ basement for much of the past seven years, slipping into depression. They aren’t why the former honor roll student dropped out of college, and they aren’t why he couldn’t get a job. Video games aren’t what sent him to a therapist’s couch, and video games […]

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Obama on Trump Ending DACA: “Ultimately, This is About Basic Decency”

Trump is moving to end DACA, Obama’s law that shielded young immigrants from deportation, and Jeff Sessions made the announcement today with a grin on his face that suggests a kid sneaking a cookie out of the jar, except in this case, the cookie is legalized racism.We know the motives behind this …Continue reading Continue […]

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How to Contact Your Representative About DACA

Friday The White House suggested that President Trump plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a program introduced during the Obama administration that protects young undocumented immigrants from being deported. The program allows those young people to attend school or seek work permits in the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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What To Do When The Enemy Uses Human Shields

The collapse of the sexual revolution is giving rise to an abandonment pandemic among post twenty-something women. Nature abhors a vacuum, so the ecological force of the missing husband and empty crib manifests in political efforts to attach women to the state and import extra virile, hard, young men. Civilisations are uncannily good at exercising the imperatives of their sexual economies without revealing […]

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White British Lord Sentenced To 3 Months In Prison For Mocking Colored Guyanese Woman

The West has reached a stage in its decline at which private individuals are able to criminalize other private individuals by taking offence at them. The obvious problem with this is that, although practically anyone can find someone to offend them for some reason, only those who are reputable and within reach of the law […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Fascism of Stephen Miller

Benjamin Zuskin couldn’t sleep. The year was 1952, and as a former member of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee in Moscow, he knew that Stalin could come for him at any moment…To continue reading this article, please go here. A Banter Membership gets you access to the magazine and all our Members …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Don’t F*ck With London, Donald. You’re Not Hard Enough, and You’re Not Welcome Here Either

I was born and raised in London and the vast majority of my family still resides there, so when I heard about the terrorist attack on London Bridge, I felt a sense of panic unlike the one I had during the Manchester attack. Of course any appalling act of violence is difficult to hear about, […]

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Don’t F*ck With London, Donald. You’re Not Hard Enough, and You’re Not Welcome Here Either

I was born and raised in London and the vast majority of my family still resides there, so when I heard about the terrorist attack on London Bridge, I felt a sense of panic unlike the one I had during the Manchester attack. Of course any appalling act of violence is difficult to hear about, […]

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Trump’s Pointless, Racist Anti-Immigration Hotline Is Outing Domestic Violence Survivors to Their Abusers 

President Trump’s effort to track and prevent violence from undocumented immigrants has instead become a nightmare for domestic violence and human trafficking survivors, according to an advocacy group that helps immigrants suffering from abuse.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Trump’s Pointless, Racist Anti-Immigration Hotline Is Outing Domestic Violence Survivors to Their Abusers 

President Trump’s effort to track and prevent violence from undocumented immigrants has instead become a nightmare for domestic violence and human trafficking survivors, according to an advocacy group that helps immigrants suffering from abuse.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Stop Calling Trump’s Cruel Budget a “Scam,” His Supporters Will Never Care

The trend of both liberal and conservative writers raining derision down on Trump for “scamming” his voters continues with Paul Krugman being the latest to blast Donald Trump for screwing over his voters:For journalists covering domestic policy, this past week poses some hard choices. Should …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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