A Border Patrol agent on the US side of the border shot into Mexico territory and killed a fifteen-year-old boy — but last week, the Supreme Court decided that Border Patrol cannot be sued for the boy’s death. It’s a particularly grotesque example of the brutal, unaccountable violence that is the norm along the US-Mexican border.
Natascha Elena Uhlmann is a writer and activist from Sonora, Mexico. She is the author of Abolish ICE.
The phrase “believe women” was coined to demand that women’s experiences of sexual assault be taken seriously. Elizabeth Warren’s defenders cynically using that rhetoric to attack Bernie Sanders isn’t just dishonest — it hurts the movement against sexual harassment and assault.
ICE has not let up on its horrors and barbarities against immigrants and their families. Luckily the movement to abolish ICE has racked up victories that other activists can learn from.
Nancy Pelosi is facing a primary challenge from a civil rights lawyer who supports the Green New Deal and Medicare for All. Knocking her off would be a resounding win for the Left.