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Indigenous Resistance to Trump

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On November 16, 2016
This is great: In light of Trump’s presidential win, Tohono O’odham Nation tribal leaders said they would refuse to support building a border wall on their land. “Over my dead body will a wall be built,” Verlon Jose, the tribe’s vice chairman, said in an interview with local radio station KJZZ. Jose said he invites […]

The Wall

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On September 19, 2016

The entire conversation around immigration in this country, specifically immigration from Mexico and Central America, is broken, but the entire rhetoric around the Trump’s border wall is incredi

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The Evolving Border

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On December 15, 2015
Paul Ashby has a good piece on what is happening with US-Mexican relations, particularly around the border: business and capital is integrated to cross the border smoothly while the border itself is increasingly militarized to keep what the U.S. doesn’t want coming in to stay out. And that requires American policing to extend well into […]

Environment and the Border

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On December 3, 2013
Michelle Chen provides a useful overview of the intertwined environmental and humanitarian disaster of American policies toward the Mexican border. She covers several important issues. To excerpt from her introduction: The parts of the border that take the form of an actual, physical barrier are an intrusion on the landscape, an eyesore to many — […]

Walls

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On October 31, 2013

No doubt the solution to drug smuggling tunnels between the U.S. and Mexico is higher border walls. And the drones America’s favorite racist Sheriff Joe Arapio wants to deploy to catch the brown

Militarization

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On June 26, 2013
Good that John McCain is so giddy about creating what he calls the most militarized border since the Berlin Wall with the immigration bill. I mean, that turned out pretty well for everyone, no? Share
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