Refugees are being snared in a confusing, disorienting web of legal traps designed to make it almost certain their asylum claims will be denied. An important kind of activism is first understanding an
There is one way folks from all over can absolutely be of use by going down to the border: we can show up to simply protest and bear witness.
Major protest in El Paso July 29. Photo essay on Facebook. Updates on Twitter. Suggestions welcome. Participation needed.
"I'd shake your hand, sir, if I could reach it through this fence." Though there was a barrier between me and the concentration camp guard, we were engaged in our own tiny act of border-crossing in a
In each conversation, whether with scholars, activists or ordinary folk, my questions have been the same: What can Americans do to protect families fleeing war and violence, who have the human right u
I can’t afford to be blithely doing research on faraway things, reviewing tenure files and going to the beach this year. I’ll take my summer "vacation" this year on the Southern border. I won’t
“Sir, I’ve played in six countries on three continents. And I believe the purpose of public schooling is to give kids the ability to play on decent fields who don’t have the privileg
Much ink has been spilled since last Sunday about the massacre at King’s Landing. Why did Dany carpet-bomb a civilian population after a city had surrendered? Was this a sign of her growing madness?