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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Draws GOP Wrath After Slamming Immigrant Detention Centers as Modern-Day ‘Concentration Camps’

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Draws GOP Wrath After Slamming Immigrant Detention Centers as Modern-Day ‘Concentration Camps’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is calling out the dire situation for immigrants being held at the United States’ southern border in federal detention centers as being akin to the concentration camps of
ICE chief castigates 'concentration camp' claim from Ocasio-Cortez in scathing rebuke

ICE chief castigates 'concentration camp' claim from Ocasio-Cortez in scathing rebuke

The acting director of the department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued a scathing rebuke of controversial comments from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) criticizing migrant
AOC says ICE detention centers are 'exactly' like concentration camps

AOC says ICE detention centers are 'exactly' like concentration camps

Democratic socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) says Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers housing illegal immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border are "exactly" like
U.S. Considers Export Ban on Surveillance Company That Helps Send Muslims to China's Concentration Camps: Report

U.S. Considers Export Ban on Surveillance Company That Helps Send Muslims to China's Concentration Camps: Report

The U.S. government is considering a tech export ban that would target Hikvision, a Chinese video surveillance company that’s been instrumental in sending anywhere from 1 million to 3 million Muslims
Rocker Gene Simmons fights back tears at Pentagon talking about how late mother loved US: 'America is the promised land'

Rocker Gene Simmons fights back tears at Pentagon talking about how late mother loved US: 'America is the promised land'

We're all used to seeing rocker Gene Simmons dressed as a demon onstage with KISS, breathing fire and letting fake blood drip from his famous tongue. Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty ImagesBut last week,
Critic’s Pick: A Visit to the Unfathomable Past of Auschwitz

Critic’s Pick: A Visit to the Unfathomable Past of Auschwitz

A German National Railway freight car, like the ones used to carry prisoners to concentration camps, outside the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Manhattan, which is hosting “Auschwitz. Not Long Ago. Not

Human Rights Watch reverse-engineered the app that the Chinese state uses to spy on people in Xinjiang

China's Xinjiang province is home to the country's Uyghur ethnic minority and other people of Turkic Muslim descent; it has become a living laboratory for next-generation, electronically mediated
John Kelly Continues To Live Out His Dream Of Caging Children

John Kelly Continues To Live Out His Dream Of Caging Children

Donald Trump's former Chief of Staff is continuing to live out his fever dream of caging children, this time in the private sector. CBS is reporting that John Kelly has joined the board of a company
At Auschwitz Exhibition, a Witness to a History He Can Never Forget

At Auschwitz Exhibition, a Witness to a History He Can Never Forget

Roman Kent, a survivor of Auschwitz, in front of fencing from the Nazi death camp that is part of a large new exhibition at the Museum of Jewish Heritage.
Concentration Camp Tents Ordered By Trump Administration

Concentration Camp Tents Ordered By Trump Administration

Dictionary.com defines a concentration camp as: "a guarded compound or imprisonment of aliens, members of ethnic minorities, political opponents … for the confinement and persecution of

The New York Times's chilling multimedia package on China's use of "smart city" tech to create an open-air prison

One of my mottoes is that the important thing about tech isn't what it does, it's who it does it to, and who it does it for; this is especially important in discussions of "smart city" tech, which can
Why does Narendra Modi have an enduring Muslim problem?

Why does Narendra Modi have an enduring Muslim problem?

"There is no ill feeling against Hindus per se. The problem is the RSS and Hindutva."

Volkswagen C.E.O., After Echoing Nazi Slogan, Apologizes

Speaking about profits at a company event this week, Herbert Diess said, “Ebit macht frei,” echoing the slogan “Arbeit macht frei,” or “Work sets you free.”

Volkswagen C.E.O., After Echoing Nazi Slogan, Apologizes

Speaking about profits at a company event this week, Herbert Diess said, “Ebit macht frei,” echoing the slogan “Arbeit macht frei,” or “Work sets you free.”
Muslim Detention Camps Are Like ‘Boarding Schools,’ Chinese Official Says

Muslim Detention Camps Are Like ‘Boarding Schools,’ Chinese Official Says

The perimeter fence of what is officially known as a vocational skills education center in Xinjiang, in western China.
Muslim Detention Camps Are Like ‘Boarding Schools,’ Chinese Official Says

Muslim Detention Camps Are Like ‘Boarding Schools,’ Chinese Official Says

The perimeter fence of what is officially known as a vocational skills education center in Xinjiang, in western China.
The Horrors of Auschwitz at a Museum in New York

The Horrors of Auschwitz at a Museum in New York

In 2018, more than two million people visited the former death camp at Auschwitz, where the sign the Nazis posted reads “Arbeit Macht Frei” (Work Sets You Free).
The Horrors of Auschwitz at a Museum in New York

The Horrors of Auschwitz at a Museum in New York

In 2018, more than two million people visited the former death camp at Auschwitz, where the sign the Nazis posted reads “Arbeit Macht Frei” (Work Sets You Free).
Jakiw Palij, Former Nazi Guard Deported After Decades in U.S., Dies at 95

Jakiw Palij, Former Nazi Guard Deported After Decades in U.S., Dies at 95

Jakiw Palij, the former Nazi concentration camp guard, in 2003.
“Dead Souls,” Reviewed: A Powerful New Documentary About Political Persecution in China

“Dead Souls,” Reviewed: A Powerful New Documentary About Political Persecution in China

Richard Brody writes about “Dead Souls,” in which the Chinese director Wang Bing interviews the survivors of the Jiabiangou re-education camp, about the brutal conditions they faced there during the