Downsizing

“Downsizing” in contemporary vernacular has come to be associated with reducing...

Maria Fotopoulos

A View of 2017 through Jobs

“Fake news” became a standard line in 2017, and it’s not surprising when...

Maria Fotopoulos

MS-13 Operating in White House’s Shadow

Langley Park, MD., near White House, hotbed of MS-13 violence. Open border’s...

Joe Guzzardi

Another Year Ends with Scant Media Reporting on Overpopulation

Journalists consider writing about overpopulation too risky. As 2017 draws to a close,...

Joe Guzzardi

Is California finally reaching the breaking point?

The typical homeowner in 2013 was 55 making $60,000 a year while the median renter was 40 earning $30k
By Victor Davis Hanson
August 10, 2017
The Mercury News


Corporate profits at California-based transnational corporations such as Apple, Facebook and Google are hitting record highs.

California housing prices from La Jolla to Berkeley along the Pacific Coast can top $1,000 a square foot.
 

Trump, GOP senators introduce bill to slash legal immigration levels

President Trump announced the Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment (RAISE) Act on Aug.

Sanctuary City Crackdown Begins in Earnest

 
Justice Department starts taking grant applications — with immigration rules attached for first time

By Brendan Kirby
July 26, 2017
PoliZette
 

Plastic pollution risks 'near permanent contamination of natural environment'

Plastic bottles and other debris gather on the banks of the Anacostia River in Washington DC. Plastic has now outstripped most other man-made materials. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA
 

First global analysis of all mass–produced plastics has found humans have produced 8.3bn tonnes since the 1950s with the majority ending up in landfill or oceans

Top Trump official warns special immigration status may end soon for a million people

Ricardo Campos, of United We Stand, left, presents a petition asking lawmakers to help release a Nicaraguan asylum seeker who was detained after a routine check-in with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in South Florida, at the office of Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Wed., April 19, 2017, in Miami.  At right is Ros-Lehtinen's Chief of Staff Maytee Sanz. Lynne Sladky AP

​Immigration crackdown leads to deportations of Europeans

Assocaited Press
July 11, 2017
KCRA CHANNEL 3 SACRAMENTO
 
BOSTON (AP) - Europeans often hid in plain sight as Latin Americans, Asians and others living illegally in America were sent packing. But now they're starting to realize they are not immune to President Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration, and they're worried.
 

Why 1 Million Californians Lack Safe Drinking Water

By Tara Lohan
July 6, 2017
High Country News

Ralph Gutierrez usually works seven days a week, a punishing schedule he has kept up for the past 14 years. On most days you’ll find him at the office by 6:30 in the morning, the sole occupant of a two-room cement block building with a handful of desks and a “help wanted” sign taped to the front door.

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