Monday, August 10, 2020

Stephen Miller’s affinity for white nationalism revealed in leaked emails

By Michael Edison Hayden, Southern Poverty Law Center, November 2019 In the run-up to the 2016 election, White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller promoted white nationalist literature, pushed racist...

Border agents can now get classified intelligence information

By Melissa del Bosque, ProPublica, November 2019 The Trump administration is creating a center that will give immigration agents access to information from U.S. intelligence agencies. Migrants and others denied...

Brazilian president’s son suggests using dictatorship-era tactics on leftist foes

By Tom Phillips, The Guardian, November 2019 Voices from across Brazil’s political spectrum have condemned the son of the far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, after he suggested hardline dictatorship-era tactics might...

Trump campaign boasts president is ‘no Mr Nice Guy’ in new ad

By David Smith, The Guardian, November 2019 Donald Trump’s re-election campaign is well under way with a dark advert featuring dramatic music and a brutally simple message: “He’s No Mr...

Myanmar actors jailed with hard labour for show poking fun at military

By Associated Press, October 2019 A court in Myanmar has sentenced five members of a traditional theatrical troupe to a year in prison for their gibes about the military. The members of the...

U.S. effort to remove ‘sexual health’ from U.N. agreement may violate law, say senators

By Jessica Glenza, The Guardian, October 2019 The Trump administration may have violated federal law by lobbying more than 70 countries to remove protections for “sexual and reproductive health” from...