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R. I. P. Tom Hayden. ¡Presente!
John Nichols at The Nation writes— Tom Hayden Taught Us How to Get Beyond Trump and Trumpism:
Hayden’s lifetime was devoted to challenging the dogmas of the right, and the false populism of conservative politicians who would exploit global uncertainty for domestic gain. As the primary author of the Port Huron Statement, Hayden reflected on how “discontented, super-patriotic groups would emerge through political channels and explain their ultra-conservatism as the best means of Victory over Communism.” And he explained how this politics “becomes an umbrella by which to protest liberalism, internationalism, welfarism, the active civil rights and labor movements.”
Tom Hayden never lost faith.
Hillary Clinton slammed the California National Guard and Pentagon on Monday for reportedly demanding solders who fought in wars in Iraq and Afghanistan a decade ago to return enlistment bonuses they received for their service. "I am appalled that National Guard officials are attempting to recoup money from soldiers who accepted bonuses a decade ago," the Democratic nominee said in a statement released Monday night in response to the reports, which first appeared in the Los Angeles Times.
Syrian children stand behind a fence at a refugee camp in the Kilis district of Gaziantep, Turkey (Credit: Getty/Ozan Kose)
Syrian child refugees are making clothes for British companies in Turkish sweatshops, according to an investigation by the BBC.
The refugees work in harsh conditions and often make just over $1.25 per hour, in violation of Turkish minimum wage laws.
“If anything happens to a Syrian, they will throw him away like a piece of cloth,” one refugee told reporters from the BBC program “Panorama.”
A 15-year-old refugee said he worked more than 12 hours a day ironing clothes, which were then shipped to the U.
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