The death of the empire wasn’t difficult
to record. The 6 o’clock news ended
with the usual uplifting bit, a disabled
veteran got a medal….
Despite racist and anti-immigrant scapegoating, data shows that most American terrorists are resentful White men inspired by White supremacist and misogynist rhetoric.
Where are the calls to stop the massive illegal transfer of U.S. weapons fueling the very violence that drives innocent people to leave their homes?
The Trump administration has taken a giant step in trying to abolish the very idea of human rights as a part of the country’s identity.
The officer stopped at my seat and thrust his face toward mine. “Are you an American?”
A.C. Thompson: Inside the Secret Border Patrol Facebook Group Where Agents Joke About Migrant Deaths and Post Sexist Memes
Perhaps the most disturbing posts target Ocasio-Cortez. One includes a photo illustration of her engaged in oral sex at an immigrant detention center.
Trump framed the proposal as a threat—but several politicians and rights advocates replied that immigrants would be welcome in those communities.
Supporting freedom of movement isn’t just the right thing to do. It’s a political winner for the left. When President Donald Trump claimed in his State of the Union Address that “wealthy … Continue reading →
Between 2008 and 2016, the United States deported more than three million people. What happens to those left behind?
Improbably, we found a welcome break from MAGA-hatted punks and the debacle that is D.C. in Wichita, Kansas, where immigrant artists are breaking down barriers, celebrating disparate cultures, bringing together … Continue reading →
Each day at Greyhound stations across the nation, families released from detention and traveling to sponsors’ homes find grandmotherly help. Every morning, Bonita Amaro and her sister Yolanda Sanchez arrive … Continue reading →
I load the tiny Leica at the kitchen table, the CL that almost fits in my palm. There are piles of broken asphalt downstairs and the remnants of a flash … Continue reading →
Drought, crop failure, storms, and land disputes pit the rich against the poor, and Central America is ground zero for climate change. Less than a mile south of the U.S.-Mexico … Continue reading →
The Long Simmering Tensions That Led to the Border Shutdown: Understanding the desperation of the people who are fleeing violence and corruption in Central America is an essential part of … Continue reading →