American Family Act Still Has Serious Design Flaws

By Matt Bruenig, People's Policy Project -

There really is just no need to bother with any of this headache. Cut every single family a $300 check every month for every kid they are taking care of. Avoid the bad experience and bureaucratic [...]

Creating A Global Lost Generation

By Karen J Greenberg, -

Halfway through 2018, MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski hurled a mother-to-mother dagger at Ivanka Trump. How, during the very weeks when the headlines were filled with grim news of child separations and [...]

After 7 Year Old Migrant’s Death US Investigates, Call For End To Child Detention

GENEVA (24 December 2018) ‑ A UN expert* today expressed his deep concern about the death of a seven-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl while she was in the custody of immigration authorities in [...]

The Billion Dollar Companies In The Business Of Imprisoning Children

By Emily Ludolf, -

Revelations that the United States is conducting widespread detention of immigrant children who were separated from their families at the border sparked national outrage. Reports of the inhumane [...]

‘Brutally Honest’: Public Outcry Forces Facebook To Stop Banning Pics Of Starving Yemeni Girl

By Staff, -

A backlash prompted Facebook to stop removing posts featuring a photo of an emaciated seven-year-old Yemeni girl, which accompanied a harrowing New York Times report from the war-torn country. [...]

Protests Hit Mass Detention Of Immigrant Children In Texas Tent Camp

Scores of protesters gathered outside the Tornillo border crossing about 35 miles southeast of El Paso, Texas over the weekend to protest the mass incarceration of immigrant children there in a [...]

Class And Race In Child Adoption

By Mirah Riben, -

Despite the illusion of adoption as an altruistic child-saving social service . . .  adoption is deeply imbued in classism, nearly always redistributing children from economically at-risk [...]

Saudi Leader To Keep Bombing Children So Yemen Fears Saudi Arabia For Generations

By Whitney Webb, -

NEW YORK — On Monday, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande, called for an “independent and impartial investigation” into the Saudi Arabia-led coalition’s attacks on Yemeni [...]

Mourning And Anger At Funeral Of Yemeni Children Killed In US-Saudi School Bus Attack

By Ahmed Abdulkareem, -

SADAA, YEMEN — Tens of thousands of Yemenis took to the streets of Sadaa, northern Yemen, to hold a funeral procession for the children who were killed on August 10 by U.S.-backed Saudi [...]

U.S. Is Complicit In Child Slaughter In Yemen

By Kathy Kelly, -

On August 9, a U.S.-supported Saudi airstrike bombed a bus carrying schoolchildren in Sa’ada, a city in northern Yemen. The New York Times reported that the students were on a recreational trip. [...]

Yemeni Children Protest Saudi-Led Aggression After School Bus Airstrike Tragedy

By Staff, -

Dozens of children took to the streets of Yemen’s capital Sanaa to protest the deadly Saudi-led bombing campaign in the country. They carried pictures of the kids slain in an airstrike that hit a [...]

Weapons Made In America

By Vijay Prashad,   -

US President Donald Trump has made economic nationalism the centrepiece of his political agenda. ‘Made in America’ is one his touchstones. Trade wars are part of his arsenal. Last month, in the [...]

No Liberal Rallies Yet For The Children Of Yemen

By Paul Street, -

Hundreds of thousands of people showed up across the United States at more than 600 gatherings three weeks ago. They came out to protest Donald Trump‘s “zero tolerance” immigration policy in [...]

Donald Trump’s Immigration Policy Forces Children To Defend Themselves Before A Judge

As a result of the immigration policy of Donald Trump, immigrant minors are being summoned in the courts without lawyers, that is, they must defend themselves. The newspaper USA Today explains [...]

A Tale Of Two Protests

By Robert Feuer, -

This past week I traveled to El Paso, Texas with the Albuquerque Teachers Federation to protest the detaining of children from immigrant families. The first day’s events featured speakers from [...]