This is a group to discuss politics beyond the three established positions of liberalism, marxism, and fascism. It's a group to push political boundaries. I myself am coming up with a fourth position and will share it on this group.
After the last year in sports has seen as a number of athletes kneel during the national anthem, U.S. Soccer has passed a rule stating that “all players” must stand respectfully when the anthem is played. The new law came to light when Stuart Holden, an analyst for Fox Soccer, tweeted out an image of the written rule last month.
President Trump on Monday signed a revised executive order suspending the refugee program as well as entry to the U.S. for travelers from six mostly Muslim countries, curtailing what was a broadly worded directive in a bid to withstand court scrutiny.As before, the order will suspend refugee entries for 120 days. But it no longer will suspend Syrian refugee admissions indefinitely. The new order also will ban travelers from six countries who did not obtain a visa before Jan. 27 from entering the United States for 90 days.
ICE, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, have arrested and detained nearly 700 people in their confirmed 5 day campaign across the country. Across Facebook and other social media platforms, people have been sharing ICE checkpoints that have been said to detain undocumented immigrants.
Hawaii has become the first state to file a lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, saying the order will harm its Muslim population, tourism and foreign students.Attorneys for the state filed the lawsuit against the U.S. government Wednesday in federal court in Honolulu. The state had previously sued over Trump’s initial travel ban, but that lawsuit was put on hold while other cases played out across the country. Hawaii gave notice Tuesday night that it intended to file an amended lawsuit to cover the new ban, which plans to goes into effect March 16.
The world is facing its largest humanitarian crisis since 1945, the United Nations says, issuing a plea for help to avoid “a catastrophe”. UN humanitarian chief Stephen O’Brien said that more than 20 million people faced the threat of starvation and famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria. Unicef has already warned 1.4m children could starve to death this year.Mr O’Brien said $4.4bn (£3.6bn) was needed by July to avert disaster.” We stand at a critical point in history,” Mr O’Brien told the Security Council on Friday. “Already at the beginning of the year we are facing the largest humanitarian crisis since the creation of the United Nations.”
“I have no reason to believe this claim is true, but I also believe that the President of the United States could clear this up in a minute.” McCain also added that he believed more information would come out about Russia meddling in the election and that he was concerned about the relationship between Russian officials and people close to Trump.
Russia’s ambassador to the UN announced that the Syrian Government has established control of eastern Aleppo. Russia has been working with Assad, the leader of the Syrian Government, to fight against the rebelling forces. The ambassador stated that since control has been regained,
US federal agencies have launched a criminal investigation into the public release of documents said to detail CIA hacking tools, US officials say. They told US media that the FBI and CIA were co-ordinating the inquiry after Wikileaks published thousands of files. These carried claims that the CIA had developed ways to listen in on smartphone and smart TV microphones. The CIA, FBI and White House have declined to comment on the authenticity of the files leaked on Tuesday.