Trump Administration Redirected $10 Million From FEMA to ICE at Start of Hurricane Season

Sen. Jeff Merkley, who found the document while seeking ways to combat the child separations, called it a “scandal,” linking it to the financial pressures of family detentions at the border. “And for what?” he said. “To implement their profoundly misguided ‘zero tolerance’ policy.” Continue reading

Who Represents Us When Our Political Parties Represent Only Corporations?

When two corrupt parties control the political system, debating which is the more corrupt simply diverts attention away from addressing the source of the corruption. In this case, the source is extreme inequality combined with a system of law that allows for a virtually unlimited concentration of corporate power. Continue reading