I’ve been happy to praise the Biden administration when it has deserved it. But it’s immigration policy truly is barely better than that of Donald Trump and Stephen Miller. What is happeni
There’s an awful lot going on in Latin America right now. I don’t really know what to believe about the anti-government protests in Cuba, largely because there’s no one you can reall
Another day, another Trump decision to whiten America: The Trump administration is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in th
Fascist ICE agents are the best. Early last Monday morning, Oscar Millan’s longtime partner called him from a Boston hospital, weepy with relief. Their son, Oscar Matias, had been born two weeks ear
On August 21, 1791, the Haitian Revolution began. The largest and by far the most successful slave rebellion in world history, the Haitian Revolution transformed world history, foiling French imperial
This is a good piece on how U.S. farmers dumping surplus peanuts on the Haitian market in the guide of “humanitarian aid” actually just undermines Haitian peanut farmers who can’t co
A couple of articles on the history of world slavery that may pique your interest on a Sunday morning. First, here’s a really interesting photo essay on African slaves in Iran in the late 19th a
Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier dies. The world cries. Oh wait, no it doesn’t.