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Trump’s Promise to Deport All Undocumented Immigrants

US Immigration Checkpoint AZ Hwy 90. Jonathan McIntosh, CC BY 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons By Katrina Burgess / The Conversation While campaigning in Iowa last September, former President Donald Trump made a promise to voters if he were elected again: “Following the Eisenhower model, we will carry out the largest domestic deportation operation in American history,” […]

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Arizona’s 1864 Abortion Law Was Made in a Women’s Rights Desert – Here’s What Life Was Like Then

Rosa Goodrich Boido, M.D. (b. 1870). Portrait photograph from a 1913 publication (Wikimedia Commons) By Calvin Schermerhorn / The Conversation Dora Juhl, a 15-year-old teenager, walked into Dr. Rosa Goodrich Boido’s obstetrical practice in Phoenix in January 1918. Juhl wanted to end her pregnancy. But abortion was illegal in Arizona. Boido, the city’s sole female […]

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Supreme Court to Decide on Criminalizing Outdoor Sleeping

Tenting in Los Angeles Skid Row. Russ Allison Loar, CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, via Wikimedia Commons By Clare Pastore / The Conversation On April 22, 2024, the Supreme Court will hear a case that could radically change how cities respond to the growing problem of homelessness. It also could significantly worsen the nation’s racial justice gap. […]

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Are Embassies Off-Limits? Ecuadorian and Israeli Actions Signal Dangerous Precedent

Arrest of former Ecuadorian vice president Jorge Glas. YouTube chanel: https://m.youtube.com/@cambio21tvWeb site: https://www.cambio21.tv/, CC BY-SA 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0, via Wikimedia Commons By Jorge Heine / The Conversation It has long been held that embassies should be treated as “off-limits” to other nations. Yet in a single week, two governments – both long-established democracies – stand accused […]