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Children and ‘The Beast’

In the 2010 fiscal year alone, the U.S. Border Patrol nabbed 447,000 would-be illegal immigrants along the southern border. In 2009, 417 were found dead, meeting their end in an attempt at a better life.

A New National Movement Forms to Protect and Expand Care

On Tuesday, July 12, over 700 people from across the country, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, and national human rights leaders will launch the Caring Across Generations campaign, supported in part by the Institute for Policy Studies.
As the U.S. military wreaks havoc in faraway places around the world, a new book sheds light on the historical and continuing damage done to native peoples and their lands within the United States and its colonial holdings.