US Politics in Trump era Public date: 14.11.2019 12:15:01

20 Jan 2017

Republican Lawmakers in Five States Propose Bills to Criminalize Peaceful Protest

On Saturday, the Women’s March on Washington will kick off what opponents of the incoming administration hope will be a new era of  demonstrations against the Republican agenda. But in some states, nonviolent demonstrating may soon carry increased legal risks — including punishing fines and significant prison terms — for people who participate in protests involving civil disobedience.
On Saturday, the Women’s March on Washington will kick off what opponents of the incoming administration...
23 Dec 2016

A Quarter of Florida’s Black Citizens Can’t Vote. A New Referendum Could Change That.

This is how elections are systematically controlled. Over 1.5 million florida residents convicted of felonies are banned for life from voting. The majority of these voters are black and vote democrat. With their votes Florida would have fallen democrat.
This is how elections are systematically controlled. Over 1.5 million florida residents convicted of felonies are banned...
13 Dec 2016

Transition Adviser Peter Thiel Could Directly Profit From Mass Deportations

ICE contracted with Palantir, founded by Trump adviser Peter Thiel, to create an intelligence-sharing database used to track and deport immigrants. Working closely with a president-elect who has pledged to dramatically expand ICE, Thiel’s varied connections to the immigration agency place him in a position to potentially benefit financially from a deportation campaign that carries highly personal stakes for millions of Americans.
ICE contracted with Palantir, founded by Trump adviser Peter Thiel, to create an intelligence-sharing database used to...

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