The past few years have seen a sharp increase in the number of people from Central America trying to immigrate to the United States. President Trump and other bigots call it an “invasion” and have enacted barbaric measures to try and terrify people from trying to cross the border. So why do they come?
A different kind of story Ukraine– including a coup, a referendum, at least 42 murders carried out by neo-Nazis which remain uninvestigated, and a Council of Mothers who are finally making progress toward justice.
The U.S. is now openly at war in Libya, Somalia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen and Pakistan. It has military bases in 70 countries and a military presence of some kind in 150. The wars are not being fought for our defense and they do not make us safe.