Mint Press speaks with legal expert and law professor Ryan Alford, who warns that hidden within the recent Supreme Court ruling on the Trump administration’s “Muslim travel ban” is a massive power giveaway to the executive branch that allows any president to order the mass detention of American citizens without worrying about a challenge from the courts.
What have we learned about the dangers of racism and groupthink in the 50 years since the creation of WWII internment camps in the U.S.?
Wednesday marked the 50th anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s signing of Executive Order 9066. The order gave the Department of War the authority to “exclude any and all persons” from any areas deemed vulnerable to espionage or attack. Two months after the bombing of Pearl Harbor and fueled by a half-century of racism, the