Sunday, July 01, 2018

Reminders from a higher authority

Seen outside the West County Detention Center in Richmond, CA where several hundred migrants in ICE custody are imprisoned on any given day. Fifteen hundred or so demonstrators rallied yesterday as part of the national Families Belong Together protests.

Religious groups have been expressing their solidarity at the jail for months. "We usually get about 100 people," one regular explained. Yesterday there were a heartening number more ...

It was a hot day; the Trump/GOPer family separation atrocity made us hotter.

In the Trump era, resistance is a family affair.

In this crowd, the question is not just whether people will remember to vote, but which campaign they'll be working on. If we do it right, the people are still the higher authority.

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