Opponents of Arizona’s immigration law, SB 1070, told a federal judge on Tuesday, August 21, that the measure will result in racial profiling and prolonged detention of Latinos. They are trying to block a United States Supreme Court ruling that allows police to question people about their immigration status during routine traffic stops and the … Continue reading
Following in the footsteps of the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Arizona’s SB1070, a federal appeals court judge for the Eleventh Circuit yesterday struck down most of Alabama’s anti-immigrant statute, HB56. Many critics have viewed this law as SB1070 on steroids since it went even further in its application of repressive measures to rid … Continue reading
Chris Hedges, a former New York Times reporter, has become perhaps the foremost media scribe and most prolific advocate of a need for revolutionary change in our current institutional oppression and control of the government by the oligarchical and political elite. Hedges writes with a reporter’s detail, a prophet’s eloquence and a compelling sense of … Continue reading
The city states of the ancient Mayan empire flourished in southern Mexico and northern Central America for about six centuries. Then, around A.D. 900 Mayan civilization disintegrated.