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French historian nearly deported from U.S. - we are governed more and more, every day, by fearmongers


Henry RousoMémorial de la Shoah

❝ A French historian on his way to a conference in Texas was detained for 10 hours by US border officials and threatened with deportation.

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Culture

Bernie Sanders Just Blind-Sided Trump With Reality -- in four words

❝ If President Donald Trump is in need of an ego boost on Saturday, Twitter may not be the place to find it.

The president was slapped with a scalding reality check, compliments of Sen.

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Culture

Apple, Intel and many more oppose Trump's Congress ending the conflict-mineral regulation

❝ Apple doesn’t want to see it scrapped. Neither does Intel or Tiffany & Co.

But the U.S. conflict-minerals law — which requires American public companies to avoid using minerals that fund war and human rights abuses in the Congo region — is widely seen today as facing its most serious threat since its passage in 2010.

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Crime

White House Censors Press -- Denies Briefing Access to New York Times, Politico, CNN

Trump’s view of a “Free Press”

❝ White House press secretary Sean Spicer excluded several major news outlets, including the New York Times and CNN, from an untelevised media briefing on Friday, hours after President Donald Trump assailed coverage of his administration.

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History

Alabama immigration law -- Trumpkin politicians guarantee rotting crops

❝ Brian Cash can put a figure to the cost of Alabama’s new immigration law: at least $100,000. That’s the value of the tomatoes he has personally ripening out in his fields and that are going unpicked because his Hispanic workforce vanished literally overnight.

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Corruption