Category: Racism

Danica Jorden: A New Caravan Heads North for the American Dream

They’re gathering in the early morning hours of Friday, October 12, 2018 outside the city. At least 100: nursing mothers and motherless teens, a man on crutches and another pushed by his brother in a wheelchair

Paige Corich-Kleim: Arizona Activists Face Jail Time for Providing Life-Saving

An interview on how the Trump administration is criminalizing humanitarian aid at the border

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Juan Cole: GOP must reject Trump’s Wall to really Repudiate Rep. Steve King’s Racism

The only way Republicans can avoid being taken over by the Neo-Nazis the way they were previously taken over by the Evangelicals is to make a clean break with Trumpism and Breitbartism and Mercerism

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Patrick Cockburn: Refugees are in the Channel thanks to the Actions of the West

Though the US and its allies are unlikely to win victories against Iran or Bashar al-Assad, by keeping a permanent crisis simmering they ensure many civilians risk everything to flee to Europe

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Greg Grandin: How Not to Build a “Great, Great Wall”

A Timeline of Border Fortification

Madeline Will: Nation’s Top Teachers Will Hold ‘Teach In’ at Child Detention Camp

In February, educators will gather outside a massive detention camp for migrant children and stage a 24-hour “teach in”

John Washington: There Is a Real Border Crisis. A Wall Would Only Make It Worse.

On Tuesday night, President Donald Trump used his first Oval Office address to speak to the nation of a “crisis of the heart, a crisis of the soul” on America’s southern border. His proposed solution is a “wall” and he’s threatening to keep the government shut down until he gets over $5 billion dollars to Read more…

Juan Ortiz: Christmas in Tornillo

Activists, Lawmakers Demand Trump Shut Down Prison Camp for Migrant Children

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Joseph Nevins: The Problem with Border Security

Agents are effectively given license to act as judge, jury, and executioner, particularly when firing their weapons into Mexico

Mohammad H. Fadel: Why Saudi Arabia is waging a war on Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar

The shocking willingness to attack Muslim-Americans and Arab-Americans and embrace American Islamophobia reveal a deeper and more depressing state of affairs between the Arab world and its expatriates

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