Democrats implore Biden to reject ‘callous and inhumane’ migrant family detention
"Putting children and their parents behind barbed wire to deter them from seeking safety should shock the conscience of every American who believes in fairness, safety, and basic human dignity for all people."
New Biden rule denounced as ‘Trump’s asylum ban under a different...
"This asylum ban is, at its core, Trump's asylum ban under a different name."
Behold, the new GOP culture wars
The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.
Google’s stock climbed after it fired 12,000 employees—but what did they...
The tech sector is laying off tens of thousands of workers, making it clear that economic growth is currently valued above all else.
An American New Deal for an entire continent?
The fundamentals of geopolitical change.
‘Disastrous’: SCOTUS upholds Title 42 migrant policy during court fight
"As a Covid control strategy, a humanitarian policy, and a border policy, Title 42 has not only failed but caused irreparable harm on a massive scale."
Contradictions negate Lady Liberty’s message
Today’s anti-immigration anger is revoking the generous promises we identify with Lady Liberty.
‘Totally unacceptable’: US rejecting 90% of Afghans seeking asylum under humanitarian...
"We don't feel safe," lamented one Afghan asylum-seeker whose brothers translated for U.S. invasion forces. "We don't know what will happen in an hour. We don't know what will happen tomorrow."
Our country is trading children’s lives for guns
Guns have become an intimate part of American culture, one that is fed by gun-makers and the gun lobby, the right-wing media and Hollywood, and of course the Republican Party. Our children are paying the price.
Trump’s asylum ban hasn’t disappeared—but media outrage over it has
As border crossings increased in the second year of the pandemic, Republicans, Democrats and the Washington Post are all in agreement that shelving human rights concerns is the price of keeping unwanted refugees and migrants out of the U.S.