Category: Justice

A Border Patrol Agent Reveals What It’s Really Like to Guard Migrant Children

A Border Patrol Agent Reveals What It’s Really Like to Guard Migrant Children

With the agency under fire for holding children in deplorable conditions and over racist and misogynistic Facebook posts, one agent speaks about what it’s like to do his job. “Somewhere down the line people just accepted what’s going on as normal.”

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Border Patrol Official Circulates Article That Deems Our Reporting on Secret Facebook Group a Threat

Border Patrol Official Circulates Article That Deems Our Reporting on Secret Facebook Group a Threat

A senior Border Patrol official, who directs a key intelligence-gathering center, on Thursday circulated an inflammatory opinion article that blasted ProPublica’s reporting on a secret Facebook group for current and former agents and described the news organization as a threat to the agency and its members.

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Rep. Al Green: ‘I Want to Ensure All that Impeachment Is Not Dead’

Rep. Al Green: ‘I Want to Ensure All that Impeachment Is Not Dead’

A leading advocate for the impeachment of Donald Trump spoke this week on the House floor to keep the impeachment option alive.

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Schumer on Epstein: ‘I Am Calling on Secretary Acosta to Resign’

Schumer on Epstein: ‘I Am Calling on Secretary Acosta to Resign’

The top Senate Democrat is calling on Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign, for his role more than a decade ago in a "non-prosecution" agreement for wealthy socialite Jeffrey Epstein.

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First Judicial Subpoenas Served in Emoluments Lawsuit Brought by More Than 200 Lawmakers

First Judicial Subpoenas Served in Emoluments Lawsuit Brought by More Than 200 Lawmakers

Because Trump never formally severed himself from his for-profit business ventures before being sworn in, his Washington Trump Hotel is a prime source where the president can be collecting emoluments.

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No, Trump Can’t Add Citizenship Question With Executive Order

No, Trump Can’t Add Citizenship Question With Executive Order

Someone might want to let Trump know that the resources of the federal government don’t exist to keep him in office.

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California Statute To Trade Trump’s Tax Release For Ballot Access Is Clearly Unconstitutional

California Statute To Trade Trump’s Tax Release For Ballot Access Is Clearly Unconstitutional

California's clear attempt to force Trump to release his tax returns won't pass Supreme Court precedent.

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If Obama Had Authority To Initiate DACA, Trump Has Authority To Rescind It

If Obama Had Authority To Initiate DACA, Trump Has Authority To Rescind It

The whole idea behind executive orders is that they rely on the authority of the president who signs them—but one president cannot enlarge or diminish the powers and authority of the next president.

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Inside the Secret Border Patrol Facebook Group Where Agents Joke About Migrant Deaths and Post Sexist Memes

Inside the Secret Border Patrol Facebook Group Where Agents Joke About Migrant Deaths and Post Sexist Memes

An investigation found a private Facebook group for federal border agents, filled with racist and obscene content.

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The World Really is a Decent Place Filled with Mostly Decent People

The World Really is a Decent Place Filled with Mostly Decent People

More than any other narrative, human history is a long story of progressively better behaved and better-treated people trying to figure out ways to live in harmony with each other.

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Opinions

Conservatives, Not Liberals, Are The Ones Not Interested in Other Viewpoints

By Alex Denethorn

Embracing pluralism is one of the big tenets of any liberal or progressive movement -- you aim to be inclusive, as much as possible.

We Can’t Afford to Raise Minimum Wage to $15

By Winston Wang

The U.S. economy is booming, reaching 10 straight years of growth without a recession, and the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in nearly 50 years.

No, Andrew Yang, Don’t Give Everyone Free Money

By Abhay Almal

Andrew Yang dubbed a “random, opinionated person” by the Washington Post, has made waves on both sides of the political aisle with his 2020 presidential campaign.

It’s Not Only Liberals Who Loathe Donald Trump

By Mark Bo Hendricks

You don't have to be a liberal to loathe Trump. You just have to be a thinking person.

Biden’s Pivot to Foreign Policy

By Alex Denethorn

Let’s be honest: this is one area that Biden can excel in, because he has considerably more experience than most of the other Democratic candidates.

The Oil Industry In An Electric Future

By Bruce McIntyre

The adoption of electric vehicles will have consequences

No, Trump Can’t Add Citizenship Question With Executive Order

By Alex Denethorn

Someone might want to let Trump know that the resources of the federal government don’t exist to keep him in office.

Why Do Liberals Hate The United States?

By Chris O'Leary

Liberals love America a different way, and in my opinion, a more brutally honest way.

California Statute To Trade Trump’s Tax Release For Ballot Access Is Clearly Unconstitutional

By Brad Smith

California's clear attempt to force Trump to release his tax returns won't pass Supreme Court precedent.

If Obama Had Authority To Initiate DACA, Trump Has Authority To Rescind It

By Anthony Zarrella

The whole idea behind executive orders is that they rely on the authority of the president who signs them—but one president cannot enlarge or diminish the powers and authority of the next president.