Massive Migrant Caravan Begins Journey to U.S. from Mexico

Migrants take shelter in makeshift camp along the International Bridge in Del Rio, Texas, September 20, 2021. Picture taken with a drone. (Adrees Latif/Reuters)
Barely a month after over ten thousand Haitian migrants flooded Del Rio, Texas, overwhelming border personnel, a large migrant caravan has set off from from Mexico and begun its journey to the U.S, where many are expected to seek entry and settlement.

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To Build a Beautiful World, You First Have to Imagine It

Climate change activists protest in Washington, D.C. (Aurora Samperio / NurPhoto via Getty Images)

This column is part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration cofounded by Columbia Journalism Review and The Nation to strengthen coverage of the climate story.
It’s been a heavy week for those of us who want to preserve life on earth. Somehow, the latest, greatest hope for a livable future is in the hands of one man—a senator, not even a king! Given how few Americans voted for him, it’s absurd that Joe Manchin has so much national influence.

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Biden has no answers to the nation’s problems except for empty promises

Name the crisis, and President Joe Biden and his team have no clue how to handle it, except to claim his stalled “Build Back Better” spending plans will somehow fix it.
Yet his past spending has fueled the mess by dumping extra billions into circulation, creating record-high inflation. And the no-strings cash he’s sent to families plus his failure to end the pandemic as he’d vowed have created worker shortages — adding to the supply-chain crunch that has Americans worried about canceled Christmas, even as it further fuels inflation as too much cash chases too few goods.

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Biden has no answers to the nation’s problems except for empty promises

Name the crisis, and President Joe Biden and his team have no clue how to handle it, except to claim his stalled “Build Back Better” spending plans will somehow fix it.
Yet his past spending has fueled the mess by dumping extra billions into circulation, creating record-high inflation. And the no-strings cash he’s sent to families plus his failure to end the pandemic as he’d vowed have created worker shortages — adding to the supply-chain crunch that has Americans worried about canceled Christmas, even as it further fuels inflation as too much cash chases too few goods.

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The 1 percent lecture about climate change while making it worse

Just west of the Pacific Coast Highway in the Paradise Cove area of Malibu, a major construction project is underway. Every day, at least 20 pickup trucks full of workers, earthmovers and multiple cranes belching black smoke crowd onto the lot, power up and get to work building Laurene Powell Jobs’ dream beach compound.

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‘I’ll answer it for you’: Psaki destroys combative Doocy – Biden doesn’t need a ‘photo op’

Fox News’ Peter Doocy claimed that Biden’s administration is sidelining Fox News — and Jen Psaki set him straight

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Friday was forced to verbally wallop Peter Doocy after the combative, argumentative, and fear-mongering Fox News correspondent tried to pick a fight over President Joe Biden having not recently visited the southern border.
When all was said and done Psaki reminded Doocy that when he was president Donald Trump “went to the border, at least once, maybe more,” she told him.

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Why is the idea of ‘gender’ provoking backlash the world over? | Judith Butler

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Why is the idea of ‘gender’ provoking backlash the world over?

Judith Butler

Increasingly, authoritarians are likening ‘genderism’ to ‘communism’ and ‘totalitarianism’

Brazilian protesters denounced Judith Butler for promoting ‘gender theory’ in 2017. Photograph: Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images

Brazilian protesters denounced Judith Butler for promoting ‘gender theory’ in 2017. Photograph: Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images

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Democrats Stare Into the Abyss

Since mid-summer, Democrats have been trapped in a downward spiral of declining approval ratings for President Joe Biden, rising public anxiety about the country’s direction, and widening internal divisions over the party’s legislative agenda. The next few weeks will likely determine whether they have bottomed out and can begin to regain momentum before next year’s midterm elections.
Roughly since the rise of the Delta variant sent COVID-19 caseloads soaring again, the White House and congressional Democrats have faced a debilitating slog of dashed hopes and diminished expectations.

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The Century-Old Sci-Fi Trope That Just Won’t Die

Halfway through the third episode of Apple TV+’s new extraterrestrial epic, Invasion, a Syrian immigrant named Ahmed stands outside a rural New York gas station, arguing with an angry white guy who wants him to move his Tesla so he can charge his own. “We’re all in this together,” Ahmed pleads. “This is our local gas station, Osama,” the white guy responds before giving him a shove. Then Ahmed’s wife steals a car parked nearby, he jumps in, and they drive off to safety.

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Greg Gutfeld: No one is in charge, and no one cares

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles!
Happy Friday my fellow funky Friday folks. What a crazy week. It’s like one of Hemmer’s hot tub parties. Bad things are happening, but it’s okay because we’re all in this together.
First, last night’s town hall. What did we get from Joe? An incoherent jumble of memories, confused looks, but the best impersonation of Beavis and Butthead’s Cornholio in history.

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