The Deferred Actions for Childhood Arrivals was a policy enacted by the Obama administration on June 12th 2012 that allowed some individuals who came to this country as children to obtain a work permit and encouraged prosecutorial discretion that protected the individuals from deportation. Those who were approved for the program are known as Dreamers. The term “Dreamers” is used by the government to describe undocumented youth in the United States. To be eligible for DACA, im
On June 24th, the Socialist Party Los Angeles Local held the sixth session of its self-defense training program. More combinations were covered, and new punch and kick techniques were added to routine.
A research team led by scientists at Harvard's T.H. Chan Public School of Health published a study in The New England Journal of Medicine that illustrated that 4,645 human lives were lost in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. This is a figure that lies in stark contrast to the "official" death toll of 64, announced by Puerto Rico's Department of Public Safety and reported by the American press. The study's authors wrote that "in our survey, interruption of medic
On Sunday, June 10 the Socialist Party of Coastal South Carolina hosted a picnic open to the public at Huntington Beach State Park in Murrell's Inlet, SC. Many family members joined with us for a cookout in the picnic area followed by a great time catching rays and swimming at the beach. Cheeseburgers, veggie burgers, hot dogs, Ramen slaw, and many more fixins' made for a fine meal as we engaged in vigorous radical discourse. One individual drove over three hours to attend! M
As part of the Coalition for Peace, Revolution, and Social Justice, members of the Socialist Party Los Angeles Local helped to organize and participated in a rally held at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Los Angeles. Carrying signs that read "Melt ICE" and "Abolish ICE", participants made a human corridor along Alameda Street to draw attention to the crimes against humanity perpetrated by the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement.