The Government Is Using Creepy Racial Pseudoscience to Determine Immigrant Kids' Ages From Teeth

A troubling report by Vice News yesterday documented the shaky method being used by the U.S. government to determine whether unaccompanied minors that arrive at the border are really children or whether they should be placed in immigration jails for adults. It’s a horrifying new case study in how our government…

Most Undocumented Parents Whose Kids Are Still Detained Were Already Deported

It’s a predictable but no less shameful part of the way the news media works that the urgency and quantity of human suffering in a news story isn’t proportionate to the amount of coverage it gets and that, over time, even stories that have been covered well will slip out of dominant placement in national news. Such is…

The GOP Tears a Hamstring Making the Leap From Nazi's Deportation to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Democratic socialist congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has quickly become the right wing’s boogyman du jour since her primary win in June, with Republicans and their ilk going after her with racist smears and hysterical fear-mongering. Now comes an insane allegation that she essentially supports Nazis.

Trump's 'Salute to the Heroes of ICE and CBP' Was a Total Shitshow

When President Donald Trump announced that he’d be hosting an event honoring the “heroes of ICE and CBP,” you may have thought to yourself, “Well, that sure sounds like it’s gonna be a complete horror show.” And now that it’s come and gone, it’s my unfortunate duty to inform you that, yes, it sure was.

The #AbolishSpaceForce Movement Is Unrealistic and Dangerous

Some have called President Donald Trump’s Space Force “ridiculous,” “a giant waste of money that could be used to expand healthcare coverage,” and “dumb as shit.” And it’s true that there are major issues with Space Force. But the voices calling for its abolition are seriously misguided. Getting rid of Space Force…

Ex-ICE Chief Can't Even Pretend He Cares About Gut-Wrenching Audio of Crying Migrant Kids

Thomas Homan may no longer be in charge of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, but that doesn’t mean he can’t pop up from time to time to remind everyone that he’s a heartless monster who couldn’t care less about the human cost incurred by children detained during his time in office.