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thisisfusion:

All children are not treated equally in the U.S., including children from different countries migrating into the country.

There’s a big difference between how Mexican and Central American kids are treated once they cross the border.

Mexican children and teens are deported almost immediately, without ever setting foot in court to argue their case for legal status. Their quick ouster is known as “expedited repatriation.”

Central American children, however, are allowed to remain in the country until they go before a judge.

Lawmakers from Texas are now discussing plans for new legislation aimed at removing Central American kids in a similarly expedited fashionContinue reading.

(Source: fus.in)

— 2 weeks ago with 2162 notes
ourtimeorg:

This is actually true. 

ourtimeorg:

This is actually true. 

— 2 weeks ago with 122 notes
campaignmoney:

At Thursday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on a constitutional amendment to regulate campaign fundraising and spending, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill) said, “The right to vote is under attack on two fronts: A well-funded coordinated effort has made it harder for millions of Americans to vote, and at the same time, unleashed a tidal wave of special interest and corporate money into elections to drown out the voices of average Americans.”

campaignmoney:

At Thursday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on a constitutional amendment to regulate campaign fundraising and spending, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill) said, “The right to vote is under attack on two fronts: A well-funded coordinated effort has made it harder for millions of Americans to vote, and at the same time, unleashed a tidal wave of special interest and corporate money into elections to drown out the voices of average Americans.”

— 2 weeks ago with 6 notes
ourtimeorg:

Our generation must solve this…

ourtimeorg:

Our generation must solve this…

— 2 weeks ago with 69 notes
"The relationship between the government and the media is like a marriage; it is a dysfunctional marriage to be sure, but we stay together for the kids."
Thom Shanker, Pentagon correspondent for the New York Times, quoted in Time. Bloggers, Surveillance and Obama’s Orwellian State. (via futurejournalismproject)
— 2 weeks ago with 104 notes
ourtimeorg:

The cost of college is out of control. http://wefb.it/9101EE

ourtimeorg:

The cost of college is out of control. http://wefb.it/9101EE

— 2 weeks ago with 278 notes
nonconcept:

kristinaferenac:

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Nice quote.

nonconcept:

kristinaferenac:

#picasso #rule #breakfree #artist

Nice quote.

— 1 month ago with 273 notes
ourtimeorg:

Did you hear about the President’s latest action on student debt? Click through to learn more!

ourtimeorg:

Did you hear about the President’s latest action on student debt? Click through to learn more!

— 1 month ago with 86 notes