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Trump Administration Shows True Colors at Southern Border, Tear-Gassing Asylum-Seekers

    Trump Administration Shows True Colors at Southern Border, Tear-Gassing Asylum-Seekers

TIJUANA, MEXICO — Mimicking Israel’s tools of repression, United States troops deployed along the U.S.-Mexico border used aggressive force against thousands of unarmed migrants seeking asylum from U.S.-stoked violence in their home countries. This appears to be only the beginning, as thousands of more migrants are on the way while Pentagon officials say troops are…

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Trump Claims He Knows “Nothing” About the Julian Assange He Cited Hundreds of During in His Campaign

    Trump Claims He Knows “Nothing” About the Julian Assange He Cited Hundreds of During in His Campaign

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump told a reporter outside the White House on Tuesday that he doesn’t “know anything” about WikiLeaks founder and former editor Julian Assange, whose political asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy in London is believed to be under threat largely from pressure by the U.S. government. Trump’s statements have been widely criticized…

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Trump’s War on Migrants Lands Toddlers in Court to Plead Their Cases Alone

    Trump’s War on Migrants Lands Toddlers in Court to Plead Their Cases Alone

LOS ANGELES — Children as young as three years old are being forced to hold their own in deportation proceedings in federal court, judges have reported, further confirming how the cruelties of the U.S. immigrant enforcement regime have been largely unhindered by the local and global controversy it’s provoked. The practice began under former President…

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The US Ruined Their Countries, Now Trump Calls Them “Animals” and Sends Them Back

    The US Ruined Their Countries, Now Trump Calls Them “Animals” and Sends Them Back

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS — Late on the evening of June 28, 2009, two days before voters were scheduled to go to the polls to vote on a referendum amending the Honduran Constitution, army officers forced President Manuel Zelaya — wearing only his pajamas and slippers — to board a military airplane for Costa Rica. Three months…

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