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Primer on the Anti-Immigrant Forces Determined to Hijack American Politics

October 19, 2015 • immigration, us politics

From Know-Nothings[1] to KKK to Tanton to Trump By Rick Swartz and Jocelyn McCalla[2] October 15, 2015 [NOTE: CLICK on Primer on Anti-Immigrant Movement to download the document and Associated materials] Anti-immigrant extremists are again pushing the GOP — and the country — towards zero-immigration policies. Their current standard-bearer, GOP presidential primary candidate Donald Trump, has… Read More ›

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Primer on the Anti-Immigrant Forces Determined to Hijack American Politics

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From Know-Nothings[1] to KKK to Tanton to Trump By Rick Swartz and Jocelyn McCalla[2] October 15, 2015 [NOTE: CLICK on Primer on Anti-Immigrant Movement to download the document and Associated materials] Anti-immigrant extremists are again pushing the GOP — and the country — towards zero-immigration policies. Their current standard-bearer, GOP presidential primary candidate Donald Trump, has… Read More ›

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Baby Doc is Dead, Duvalierism Lives On

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In October 1986, the National Coalition for Haitian Refugees (NCHR) and Americas Watch (a division of Human Rights Watch) released a report on  human rights conditions in Haiti. Entitled Duvalierism Since Duvalier, the report chronicled the lack of progress made in distancing Haiti from a disastrous 29-year past fashioned by the Duvaliers (père et fils)… Read More ›

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Human Rights in Haiti in the Manigat Era

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Michael S. Hooper and Jocelyn McCalla   Leslie F. Manigat died on June 27, 2014 at  the age of 83. Elevated to the presidency of Haiti via army-backed sham elections in January 1988, Manigat was forcibly removed from office about four months later by the very  leaders who had put him there. Haitians generally considered… Read More ›

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I am Haiti too! (2)

Six months of meticulous research, planning, preparation, coordination, partnerships and team building led to an exceptionally well-organized and fruitful conference under the able hands of the Jean Robert Cadet Restavec Foundation and The Maurice Sixto Foundation.

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Will Internationalism be the new US Mantra?

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The United States will no longer shun the United Nations Human Rights Council. The Obama Administration announced today that it will seek a seat on the Council. More importantly, according to the Washington Post, New Zealand has offered to step aside in order to ensure that should the US bid for a seat on the… Read More ›

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