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Regina Schwartz: Immigration | “Loving Justice”

When we fail to respond humanely to refugees, we not only deny their vulnerability, we also deny our own.

November 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Abby Zimet: An Affront To Justice

Amidst our grim, slow slide into a police state where almost no one is safe comes a new report showing ICE arrests of undocumented immigrants at courthouses in New York state have … Continue reading

February 1, 2019 · 2 Comments

Mohamedou Ould Slahi: My Guantánamo Diary, Uncensored

“Who I am now, thanks to my lawyers, my family and friends, my publishers, and my readers, is a free man.” If I wanted to, I could put my pen … Continue reading

October 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Angele Ellis: Federal Building

I enter through security as taxpayer, the needle’s eye of citizenship. Bag on the table, keys in a plastic container that could hold mail or explosives. The only way in … Continue reading

June 26, 2017 · 1 Comment

100 Hate-crime Murders Linked to Single Website

People charged with the murders of almost 100 people can be linked to a single far-right website, according to a report from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). The White … Continue reading

July 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

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