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The American System

Jan 2017

January 25, 2017

January 26, 2017

Trump Orders Building of Mexican Border Wall, But Provides No New Money; Tells DHS to Expand Prisons and Police; Sanctuary Cities Threatened With Loss of Federal Funds, But Court Challenges Are Imminent; Alleged Surge of Illegal Immigrants Across U.S. Southern Border Not Factual; Supreme Court Nomination Due Next Week; White House Talks Up Need to Further Limit Voting Rights; Moves Are Coherent with Permanent Austerity Regime; Kissinger Advocates Recognizing Crimea as Part of Russia; Humiliating Mexico Could Drive Southern Neighbor Into Arms of Beijing; Astana Deal Among Russia, Turkey, and Iran Keeps Syria Ceasefire Going