After 3 days in the camp I am beginning to get a view on how I can help and what is needed. So yesterday I helped one of the other welders here to make 4 oil drum bar b que’s, and there was a big chicken fry up all night. 427 more words
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You Can't Fight Trump and Turnbull with Shorten and Di Natale! Defend Refugees by Opposing Imperialist War!
11-02-2017 – Selective outrage is flavour of the week. In the wake of US President Donald Trump’s executive order banning the entry of people from 7 Middle Eastern and African Muslim majority countries, protests have materialised at US airports and other locations around the world. 2,143 more words
So, yeah, any thoughts I had that this administration would just be mediocre and we could muck through it lasted about 3 seconds.
I realize I don’t really have the skills to fix this, and the Democrats don’t have the numbers (or sometimes it seems the will – WTF) to stop a lot of this crap, so I’m directing my money to groups that… 224 more words
Trump followed through on one of his most odious campaign promises yesterday, signing an Executive Order that restricts Immigration for citizens (including current US visa and Green Card holders – more on this in a second) of seven Muslim-majority nations: Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Yemen, and Sudan. 585 more words
We’re saying goodbye to 2016 by sharing some love on the dancefloor. Twelve NYC DJs are donating their time for the Love is the Message Benefit on 12.30 with all proceeds going to the Trevor Project and the International Refugee Assistance Project. 143 more words