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Hypocrisy and racism underlie US, Canadian and European Union policy on refugees

By Diane Johnston

The difference in how the U.S., Canada and the European Union treat today’s Ukrainian refugees compared with migrant workers underscores the need to fight the increased racism and demand full and permanent immigration status for all.

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US special envoy for Haiti resigns, says he will not be associated with ‘inhumane, counterproductive’ deportations of Haitians

They sell the world the “American dream” and await for migrants with a nightmare at the border. Who speaks of Human Rights?

The U.S. special envoy for Haiti has resigned from his position in a blistering letter, saying he could not be associated with the Biden administration’s decision to deport thousands of Haitian refugees to Haiti, a move he called “inhumane” and “counterproductive” given the violence and deteriorating security situation in the country.

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Find the difference

Find the difference. The first image – hunting for enslaved Africans in the US in the 19th century. The second image – on September 20 in the United States – lasso-wielding cops on horseback hunting for migrants from Haiti.

The main difference – there appeared plastic bags.

Dmitri Kovalevich

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United States. People’s resistance defends the rights of all and opposes politics of division and arbitrary police powers

Migrant solidarity action in Los Angeles, November 2018. (ANSWER)
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Sighting. Mass resistance sets tone for Trump presidency

Actions in Washington and around the world

Women’s March on Washington, January 21, 2017

Mass actions in the lead up to Inauguration Day, on January 20 in Washington, DC and after, including unprecedented demonstrations for the Women’s March on January 21 made amply clear the widespread sentiment in the U.S. to reject the Trump presidency, oppose war and attacks on rights and for empowerment. Actions took place in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and cities worldwide. The spirit of resistance eclipsed attempts by one or another of the ruling factions of the financial oligarchy to use it for self-serving ends. The actions of people in their millions were a rejection of an outmoded system of politics that deprives them of a say and that has set the country on a dangerous course at home and abroad.

As CPC(M-L) pointed out on November 9, 2016, the election of Trump was an end to business as usual. Continue reading

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US deports children: Operation Captain Hook?

US.Stop deportations now

(June 24)  – While United States welcomes Cuban dancers and baseball players with open arms, it denies entry to tens of thousands of Central American children who cross Mexico’s border alone to flee violence and poverty in their countries. Continue reading

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Tragedy of immigrant children in the US


No one can predict the resolution – if there is one – of the humanitarian crisis created by the wave of young children who, despite all odds, cross the border into the United States, coming from Mexico and Central America. Continue reading

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