In this conversation, Dr. Rodriguez discusses the Northern Triangle of Central America, what factors are affecting immigration from this area, and unaccompanied minors who are coming to the United States.
Each year, the number of women incarcerated in America continues to increase at an alarming rate. These women need to learn how to spread their wings once they’ve been released. Women on the Rise, an Atlanta organization, is providing support to previously incarcerated women and catalyzing policy change through activism.
San Antonio’s civil society organizations and volunteers are working to support the Syrian refugee population in the face of declining federal support.
Hansen’s deeply personal account of her years in Turkey relays a historical critique of American power, the relationship between our racial history and foreign policy, and American exceptionalism.
Should we honor people who fought to continue slavery and further white supremacy? Absolutely not. Slavery and white supremacy are contrary to the values Americans profess, although they are unfortunately not contrary to our country’s foundations or actions.
Crosslin spoke to us about her career leading the International Institute, the multi-layered political process by which refugees are resettled, and her advice for President-Elect Donald Trump.
If the American left wants a plan that provides opportunity, expands freedoms and rights, energizes voters, and appeals to workers, then the Movement for Black Lives and their platform is a fantastic place to start.
International pressure and shifting global norms may encourage Latin American governments to make urban development more inclusive and peaceful.
The Dalai Lama should be commended for his mockery of Trump, but he and his hosts should also be recognized for their bravery in taking on the great red bully in addition to the great orange one.
If Donald Trump is really only referring to the “practice” of Terry stops, and not discussing its application, then his proposal to “do stop-and-frisk” is completely meaningless.