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National Identity And 3 Of The Most Damaging Directives in President Trump's Executive Orders On Immigration And Refugees

Donald Kerwin | Posted 02.13.2017 | Politics
Donald Kerwin

President Trump's "shock and awe" strategy in the form of multiple executive orders on immigration and refugees creates three major risks: first, that...

White House Threatening Rule that Combats Slavery in Africa

Free The Slaves | Posted 02.09.2017 | Impact
Free The Slaves

Our work to end slavery in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is under threat. Our Congolese partner organizations say an executive order bein...

Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Donald Trump's Travel Ban

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.06.2017 | Politics

SEATTLE/BOSTON (Reuters) - A Seattle federal judge on Friday put a nationwide block on U.S. President Donald Trump’s week-old executive order that h...

Pity The Poor APA: How President Trump Has Crippled Federal Rulemaking In Ten Short Days

Kenneth D. Ackerman | Posted 02.03.2017 | Business
Kenneth D. Ackerman

One thing is clear: Specific bad rules aside, whenever politicians get their hands on the APA itself, they always manage to make it worse.

Trump's Definition Of Deportable 'Broad' And 'Vague'

Elena Shore | Posted 02.02.2017 | Latino Voices
Elena Shore

One of President Trump's executive orders on immigration dramatically expanded priorities that determine who can be deported. Immigrant rights advocates and attorneys say that under the expanded definition, nearly any undocumented immigrant could be considered a target.

Eight Ways Trump's Executive Order On Immigration Makes Us Less Safe

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 02.06.2017 | Home
Daphne Eviatar

The order harms critically important U.S. relations with our partners in the Middle East.

This Proud Iranian-American Muslim Will Not Hide Or Shut Up

Melody Moezzi | Posted 02.01.2017 | Religion
Melody Moezzi

As an Iranian-American Muslim, I also worry for myself, for my family and for my community.

Trump Rejects Science, Technology, Economics, and the Constitution With His Two-for-One Executive Order

Nicholas Ashford | Posted 02.01.2017 | Business
Nicholas Ashford

With his recent executive order, President Trump now purports to require regulatory agencies to (1) identify two existing regulations for elimination ...

Presidential Executive Orders And The Constitution: What Can Trump Really Do?

David Schultz | Posted 02.02.2017 | Politics
David Schultz

What is an executive order and what can presidents such as Trump do with them?

Urgent Travel Warning from the Ministry of Magic

Azita Ranjbar | Posted 01.31.2017 | Comedy
Azita Ranjbar

The Ministry of Magic's Foreign Affairs Department orders an immediate evacuation of all magical communities in the U.S. The No-Maj Trump administrat...

Protecting Alaska's Old Growth Rainforest

Brendan Jones | Posted 01.31.2017 | Green
Brendan Jones

One of the benefits of living in Alaska is that the rest of the country tends to forget about you. The frozen north, may they remain happy while gnawi...

Are We Facing A Constitutional Crisis?

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 01.30.2017 | Home
Daphne Eviatar

If people are continuing to be detained and screened that would not have been before the executive order was issued, then we may well have a constitutional crisis on our hands.

Finding Traction for Action in the Age of Trump

Jerry Lanson | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics
Jerry Lanson

Protests have ignited in city streets across the country in the horrifying first 10 days of the Trump presidency. Yet as important as these marches a...

"Love The Alien As Yourself": Trump's Refugee Ban And The Bible

Brennan Breed | Posted 01.30.2017 | Religion
Brennan Breed

Donald Trump's ban on global refugees and Muslim inhabitants of seven nations is not just excruciatingly bad policy. It is an affront to one of the core ideals of both Judaism and Christianity, as well as anybody else who thinks of the Bible as a source of important moral guidance.

Resist! The Fight For The Soul Of America

Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite | Posted 01.30.2017 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

The very soul of this nation is in peril.

Trump's Illegal Immigration Ban Threatens All of Us

Joel Reynolds | Posted 01.29.2017 | Green
Joel Reynolds

The focus of my work and writing is the environment. But I write today to express my personal outrage, sorrow, and embarrassment at the ban imposed b...

Yung Wing and the Un-American and Tragic Realities of Exclusion

Ben Railton | Posted 01.28.2017 | Politics
Ben Railton

We shouldn't need historical contexts or counterparts for Donald Trump's illegal and immoral Executive Orders on immigration and refugees to protest a...

What Trump Has Said About Immigration In His First Week

Anu Joshi | Posted 01.26.2017 | Politics
Anu Joshi

Since Trump won the election in the late hours of Tuesday, November 8th, the immigrant and refugee community has entered an anxiety fueled, speculation driven netherworld.

Native Americans Ready To Battle Trump Over Dakota Access Pipelines

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 01.24.2017 | Politics

NEW YORK ― A frigid rain fell hard on Cheryl Angel and her fellow protesters Tuesday, but she would not be moved. The 56-year-old activist and elder...

Midnight in America, The Presidency of Donald J. Trump

David Yankovich | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
David Yankovich

Should I start by telling you about the camps, or the churches they burned to the ground? I guess I should start where any story does, the beginning...

New Rule From Obama Will Punish Contractors Who Cheat Or Endanger Workers

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.24.2016 | Politics

With its time in the White House winding down, the Obama administration plans to add yet another executive order to its list on Wednesday ― one that...

The Right To Boycott; And It's Right To Boycott

Donna Nevel | Posted 06.17.2016 | Education
Donna Nevel

This past week, hundreds of New Yorkers from different communities and organizations stood strong for justice and protested Governor Cuomo's unconstit...

Obama Administration No Longer Pursuing Executive Order To Shut Down Guantanamo: Report

Reuters | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.13.2016 | Politics

The Obama administration is not pursuing the use of an executive order to shutter the Guantanamo Bay military prison after officials concluded that it...

Lazy Leadership: Challenging Today's Leaders

Robert Hall | Posted 06.03.2016 | Business
Robert Hall

Much of what was once done by congressional legislation is now done by judicial decrees, agency rules or presidential executive orders. The New York T...

As Supreme Court Deliberates Immigration, Family Unity, American Values, Hang in the Balance

Center for Community Change Action | Posted 06.03.2016 | Latino Voices
Center for Community Change Action

By Rich Stolz Today, Lisette woke up and got her children ready for school. At 7, 10, and 12, her kids are bright and motivated. They aspire to be do...