You don’t know me, and I won’t pretend to know you, but we are at a critical juncture in our country and in our respective faiths and it’s important that we act and act quickly. On Friday, the Republican president signed an ethically, legally, and morally questionable executive order that restricted immigration from seven nations — none …
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Phew, what a weekend!
As I write this, protests have gone on and are being planned all over the country (including one scheduled by CAIR at Bradley International Airport here in Connecticut) over an executive order signed by the Republican president on Friday night. (This is an old hat trick used by despots everywhere — do your dirty work …
Succinctly, baby Jesus is crying
Tuesday was a bad day for the environment. Wednesday was a bad day for immigrants. And today? Trump’s in Philly, at a GOP retreat. Might that take his attention from destroying the planet and ruining people’s lives?
On the day after the election:
Go here to tell the next president how you really feel.
So you listened to the Republican candidate’s speech last night on immigration?
I did, though I hadn’t necessarily intended to. We rode our bikes to the beach to listen to — get this! — The Fixx, a favorite band from years ago that’s still going strong. So riding back in the dark, I thought “This is really all kinds of awesome,” sat down at my computer, and …
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So this is my first foray into academic-type panels
Wish me luck?
Negin Fasad on immigration
I just really like this.
What will Pres. Obama say in his State of the Union address?
Gizmodo says this State of the Union will be “nontraditional,” and Pres. Obama’s chief of staff says the speech will be “a big optimistic generous view of the future.” The White House chief digital officer Jason Goldman, says there will be multiple platforms on which to experience the speech, which was first mentioned in our Constitution‘s Article II, Section 3, …
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Mormons for family-friend immigration policies
When some Mormons thought their church wasn’t pushing enough for good immigration policies, they took to social media with “TogetherWithoutBorders. Read more here.
Check out this beautiful immigration graphic
It traces immigration from the last 200 years on Vox, and Leftover sent it. Here‘s the interactive version, from Natalia Bronshtein.