Ordinary people can work to fill the breach caused by the federal government’s relief failure–and challenge the oppression Puerto Rico has suffered, writes Danny Katch. An unprecedented sequence of powerful hurricanes fueled by climate change. An infrastructure that was already degraded by years of debt and austerity imposed by… »
As if Hurricane Harvey didn’t terrorize Texas enough, President Donald Trump has just unleashed a flood of fear in immigrant communities there and everywhere. On Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that Trump is rescinding the DACA program (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), which gives nearly 800,000 young immigrants… »
The deployment recovery efforts are in full operation after the passage of Hurricane Sandy with 12 States (CT, DE, MA, MD, ME, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, VA, VT) in a federally-declared state of emergency. More than 8 million people are without electricity. Atlantic City, NJ is devastated, with 70 percent of the… »
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