The Billion-Dollar Business of Operating Shelters for Migrant Children

June 21, 2018

The nonprofit Southwest Key Programs has won at least $955 million in federal contracts since 2015 to run shelters and provide other services to immigrant children in federal custody. Its shelter for migrant boys at a former Walmart Supercenter in South Texas has been the focus of nationwide scrutiny, but Southwest Key is but one player in the lucrative, secretive world of the migrant-shelter business. About a dozen contractors operate more than 30 facilities in Texas alone, with numerous others contracted for about 100 shelters in 16 other states.

Easy As Pie

June 3, 2018

Together, we have hundreds years of analysis on the Constitution, law, corporate power, social movements, democracy, solidarity, and community, which we bring to bear in hundreds of communities and in the halls of Congress. Move to Amend is unique and in need of adequate funding.

Halo Not Required

June 2, 2018

"The better angels of our nature," is not found in scripture; the phrase was coined by Abraham Lincoln in his first inaugural address. The US was on the brink of Civil War then. He was trying to avert hostilities by appealing to our better angels, to take the high road and avoid violence. But it was too late.

We Won't Kill The Dog

June 1, 2018

Are you familiar with this infamous 1973 magazine cover?

The cover caused circulation numbers to skyrocket; people bought it just to stop the publisher from killing the dog. That particular dog was under no real threat back then, but today's dogs are in a sorry predicament thanks to human fed catastrophic climate change and the corporate controlled governments ruling the world.

Not 99%...Yet

May 31, 2018

Today is the last day of May, the day we hoped to close our May Day funding campaign. We started with an appeal for $150,000 on May 1 and gave ourselves a May 31 deadline, understanding that if we couldn't raise this sum, then perhaps we were kidding ourselves about our viability.

We have until the end of the day to reach our goal; we still need to raise $21,727 by midnight (HDT).