Tag: Border Wall

See-Saws At The Border Wall Will Help Restore Your Faith in Humanity

View this post on Instagram One of the most incredible experiences of my and @vasfsf’s career bringing to life the conceptual drawings of the Teetertotter Wall from 2009 in an event filled with joy, excitement, and togetherness at the borderwall. The wall became a literal fulcrum for U.S. – Mexico relations and children and adults […]

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Supremes Give Trump Green Light to Use Military Funds to Build His Precious Wall

A border fence is seen near the Rio Grande which marks the boundary between Mexico and the U.S. in Eagle Pass, Texas. on February 09, 2019 in Eagle Pass, Texas. Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty) By a 5-4 vote Friday night, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Donald Trump can co-opt funds meant for the military […]

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White Mom’s Burden

Cindy McCain was buying sari cloth for her daughter from a “tiny wooden kiosk” in Kolkata, India, some years ago, she said, when she saw “little eyes” through the floorboards, peering up at her. The shopkeeper told her they belonged to members of his family, she recalled in an interview with a Phoenix radio program […]

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Watch: Rihanna Talks Immigration at the BET Awards

My America is single, without a president and currently trying to find itself, but there’s a man in the White House who is threatening the status of many that inhabit our “great” country. Tangerine Mussolini has made it his mission to attack the lives of immigrants in this country, presumably because he views them as […]

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Trump’s Kick-Off Rally Showcases What the President Does Best

Donald Trump has re-launched a presidential campaign that never really ever landed. (Remember, the president filed to run for re-election the same day he was inaugurated.) Speaking for 80 minutes at an Orlando, Florida rally Tuesday, Trump again replayed 2016’s greatest hits. He ranted about Hillary Clinton’s emails: “Can you imagine if I got a subpoena for […]

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The State of Emergency

Among the many ways in which the Trump presidency has deranged our traditional understanding of the way the world works, there’s what might be termed the great ever-renewable metanarrative of Trumpism: the sense of perpetual hair-trigger emergency that now surrounds our executive branch and the siege-minded right wing of our politics generally. From the random […]

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A Federal Judge in California Temporarily Blocked Trump’s Border Wall Funds

  The U.S./ Mexican border wall as seen in El Paso, Texas. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images On Friday, a federal judge in California temporarily blocked Donald Trump’s invalid administration, preventing the transfer of $1 billion in Defense Department funds to build a border fencing wall. As reported by NPR, U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam’s injunction […]

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