Immigration Crisis at Home and Abroad


  Calais migrants: France begins to clear 'Jungle' camp   BBC - October 24, 2016
They call it "The Jungle," a refugee camp that's home to up to 10,000 migrants. France is shutting it down and giving the refugees there a choice -- claim asylum or go back home. Some people have been there for years, hoping to make it 30 miles across the English Channel to the UK.


No matter what humanitarian effort we make - there is always a drama.

thousands of Canadians in listed in and I'm usual mission - to help Syrian refugee start new lives   New York Times - October 24, 2016
Now they face a gut wrenching the issue: the relatives half a world away. A Syrian family in Toronto shared their story with our reporters, along with the texts they have received from some relatives, including, "Enjoy every sip of cold water, because I have none."


In the video I mention that the US should not involve in the affairs of foreign nations which takes us to another news story - the death of Tom Hayden. I remember when he and his wife to be, Jane Fonda, made several well-publicized trips to North Vietnam and Cambodia during America's involvement in the Vietnam War. She was very feisty in those years and I supported her effort. Tom Hayden, famed anti-Vietnam war activist, dies aged 76   BBC - October 24, 2016


Also ... The blouse I am wearing in the video is by Ivanka Trump. This afternoon I found this article
hoppers Boycott Ivanka Trump's Clothing Line With #GrabYourWallets   People - October 24, 2016
Ivanka Trump is continuing to support her father Donald Trump's presidential campaign following his 'locker room talk' and multiple sexual assault allegations, but not without significant backlash. Shoppers are now boycotting her clothing and accessories line, Ivanka Trump Collection, and using the hashtag #grabyourwallet (a reference to her father's language in the hot mic tape) to make their protest known. And they aren't just refusing to buy her clothes: They're also declining to shop at retailers that carry the line until her merchandise is pulled from shelves.





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