Asylum-seeking women and children fleeing violence in Central America are traumatized over and over again -- whether through separation upon arrival at the border or incarceration together at one of three immigrant-family jails. These layers of traumatic experiences often hinder children's development and leave lasting marks on the family.
Jay Clayton was, literally, the "Goldman Sachs bailout lawyer." He represented Goldman and other Wall Street firms during the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. Now, despite Donald Trump's campaign promises to "drain the swamp," he would like to add more alligators to it and have Clayton head the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Universal Basic Income (UBI) has received a great deal of attention in efforts to resolve workplace displacement, but UBI schemes raise an important question -- who controls the means of production? Self-managed job guarantee programs, on the other hand, empower workers, raise wages and in the long run can free labor from the control of elites and Wall Street.