Mexico USA Borderlands Links

Links related to the Mexico / USA borderlands   Headlines The immigration syllabus: 10 essential stories http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/10/us/border-wall-picnic-trnd/ https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2017/09/14/u-s-and-mexico-set-sign-landmark-colorado-river-water-sharing-deal/668596001 The new accord — titled Minute No. 323 to the 1944 Mexican Water Treaty — outlines a series of measures that build on the countries’ current five-year agreement, which expires at the end of this year. https://theintercept.com/2017/07/12/emboldened-by-trump-u-s-border-officials-are-lying-to-asylum-seekers-and-turning-them-away …

July 4

Photo: Library of Congress The National Mall, with Washington DC’s monuments and the U. S. Capitol in the background, forms a beautiful and patriotic backdrop to America’s Independence Day celebrations. Planeta.com 07 • July • Julio USA

Austin

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Barton Springs Austin is the capital of Texas. The University of Texas (UT) includes a presidential library and important collections of art. Parks There is a hike-and-bike trail near Town Lake. http://www.austintexas.gov/department/parks-and-recreation Growth Austin grew by 41% in the 1990s and passed the half-million population mark. Transportation There are frequent buses and …

Vegas Links

2018 Headlines http://www.latimes.com/travel/lasvegas/la-tr-las-vegas-fees-may-mean-fewer-visitors-20180501-story.html CCSD https://newsroom.ccsd.net https://twitter.com/ClarkCountySch https://newsroom.ccsd.net/statement-from-newly-appointed-ccsd-superintendent-jesus-f-jara-ed-d Habitat for Humanity https://lasvegashabitat.org https://lasvegashabitat.org/what-we-do/restore Culinary Union http://www.culinaryunion226.org https://www.facebook.com/pg/Culinary226 Strike Vote 2018: #OurFutureIsNow https://twitter.com/Culinary226 https://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/las-vegas-casino-workers-vote-authorize-strike-n876651 Lucky Dragon https://story.californiasunday.com/betting-on-china Trippies Awards January 11 Winners of Trippies Awards were announced during a live webcast starting promptly at 7:11pm Vegas time. http://www.vegastripping.com/trippies2014/readers/best/downtown http://www.vegastripping.com/trippies2014/webcast.php http://www.ustream.tv/channel/vegastripping @vegastripping #trippies Animals What stores allow dogs …

Portland, Oregon

Elsewhere on the Web Portland State University Educational Leadership and Policy http://www.sustainableportland.org Green Guide to Portland – Matador Portland – City Compare Portland Walking Map – Powells (PDF) Travel Portland http://www.pdx.edu/gogreen http://www.pdxgreendrinks.org Last Thursday http://www.wifipdx.com/map http://www.portlandneighborhood.com http://www.atomic-arts.org/ Bikes http://bikeportland.org http://www.pedalbiketours.com http://www.portlandcycling.net Cirque du Cycling More Biking Lessons from Portland Charity http://www.wweek.com/portland/giveguide Food Voodoo Doughnut, Multiple …

Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

About: Malheur National Wildlife Refuge was established on August 18, 1908, by President Theodore Roosevelt as the Lake Malheur Reservation. Roosevelt set aside unclaimed government lands encompassed by Malheur, Mud and Harney Lakes “as a preserve and breeding ground for native birds.” The newly established “Lake Malheur Reservation” was the 19th of 51 wildlife refuges …

USA 2018

Photo Our rolling coverage of the USA in 2018: June 2018 Bipartisan Charitable Foundation Durango Wildfires Empathy EPA Gunfire Kilahuea Volcano Illegal Contact Immigrant Children Russia Probe Shelter Tent City Donald Trump Ungendered June 2018 USA: Immigration Policy Change   WHCA White House Correspondents’ Association https://www.c-span.org/video/?444555-1/comedian-michelle-wolf-headlines-white-house-correspondents-dinner Buzzwords CBS, Jeff Glor, May 3: Accidents – Affair …

Bill Maher

Elsewhere on the web Live Fridays at 10pm on HBO http://www.billmaher.com https://twitter.com/billmaher Tweets by billmaher Embedded Tweets Conservatives govern without shame and liberals shame without governing. pic.twitter.com/XNPIsmaAOZ — Bill Maher (@billmaher) June 9, 2018 Planeta.com HBO

Immigrant Families 2018

USA Also see: tent cities, immigrant children Headlines https://www.vox.com/2018/6/11/17443198/children-immigrant-families-separated-parents https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/14/us/family-separation-migrant-children-detention.html http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2018/06/reporter-migrant-children-incarcerated-in-texas-facility.html https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/national-international/Trump-Admin-Will-House-Migrant-Kids-in-Tents-in-Tornillo-Texas-485601591.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2018/06/14/jeff-sessions-points-to-the-bible-in-defense-of-separating-immigrant-families Romans 13 Campaign: https://www.familiesbelongtogether.org Twitter Moment Stephen Miller is a driving force behind the border separation policy: NY Times   Planeta.com USA

Fort Wayne

Photo: Joel Dinda, Baseball Fort Wayne is a riverine city in northeast Indiana. The state’s second largest city, Fort Wayne was built at the confluence of three rivers: the St. Joseph River, St. Marys River and Maumee River. Some history. In 1794 the ‘fort’ in Fort Wayne was built near the Indigenous Miami village of …