Last week NBC News reported that Trump is preparing yet another policy to prevent new Americans from their own pursuit of happiness. This proposal is in line with the Trump Administration’s anti-immigrant worldview and reflects a broader normalization of xenophobia in a last-ditch effort to reverse demographic change in America....
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Washington Watch: What About Israel's Airport Mistreatment of Arab Americans?
by James Zogby in Washington Watch
This past week the New York Times ran an article, "Israeli Airport Detention of Prominent U.S. Jew Prompts Uproar," focusing on the airport harassment received by Peter Beinart, a prominent liberal writer and TV commentator. The article mentioned a number of other American Jews who were similarly detained and questioned about their political views regarding Israel's occupation policies. Continue Reading...
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