Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: refugees

Unequal mercy

Breaking hearts and laws.

The unprecedented Ukraine-to-Canada ‘air bridge’ could mean a brighter future for...

This air bridge has the potential to be more promising than anything else in recent refugee history.

We must turn solidarity with Ukraine into the new normal for...

The global North’s unprecedented support for Ukrainians has revealed racist double standards. But it’s also an opportunity to extend such solidarity to everyone.

Ukraine: The refugee double standard

This war has unleashed new, overt, and cruel manifestations of racism on the continent, revealing longstanding double standards at the global level.

One year of Afghanistan war spending could fund resettlement of 1.2...

“We’ve spent billions on war. Now, let’s spend to bring Afghans to safety.”

The triumph and tragedy of the Olympic Refugee Team

It's beautiful that there's an Olympic team for 82 million displaced people. But have we accepted mass displacement as the new normal?

The plight of refugees and migrant workers under COVID

Under the shadow of COVID-19 those living on the margins of society have been further isolated.

From Syria to U.S.-Mexico border, refugees worldwide face hunger & deprivation...

After weeks of warnings, COVID-19 cases are emerging in refugee camps, where social distancing is often impossible and healthcare extremely limited.

The story behind the world’s first private refugee sponsorship program

“There are seven countries right now designing programs based on what they’ve learned about ours.”

Right-wing politicians fear “invasion” of Europe & US by migrants and...

Governments like the U.S. are not changing harmful foreign policies that are driving conflict and persecution.

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Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Right-wing SCOTUS majority signals support for anti-LGBTQ+ reactionaries

"It does not bode well for the future of civil rights law that Gorsuch believes a state imposes 'reeducation training' on employers when it reminds them how to comply with nondiscrimination rules," said one court observer.

Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate fraud case

Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.