Climate Change Will Force A New American Migration

By Abrahm Lustgarten, Pro Publica. -

August besieged California with a heat unseen in generations. A surge in air conditioning broke the state’s electrical grid, leaving a population already ravaged by the coronavirus to work [...]

Villages That Rescued Thousands During WWII Continue To Welcome Refugees

By Bryan Ferrell, Waging Nonviolence. -

Just as I was about to launch “City of Refuge” last fall, a new book came out on Le Chambon — the French village that was at the center of a remarkable World War II rescue operation. Having just [...]

War And Warming

By Nathan Albright, VCNV.org. -

On June 5, 2019, senior intelligence analyst Rod Schoonover spoke before a House Intelligence hearing on National Security and Climate Change. “The Earth’s climate is unequivocally undergoing a [...]

Where United States’ Climate Migrants Will Go As Sea Level Rises

By Linda Poon, City Lab. -

When Hurricanes Katrina and Rita swept through Louisiana in 2005, cities like Houston, Dallas, and Baton Rouge took in hundreds of thousands of displaced residents—many of whom eventually stayed [...]

A Dispatch From the Caravan

By Jeff Abbott, Nacla.org -

The new year began with the ongoing exodus of Central Americans as part of caravans of migrants and asylum seekers, which gripped international media in 2018. With continued pressure from the [...]

Climate Migrants Still Face ‘Immense Disaster’

By Alex Kirby, Climatenewsnetwork.net -

LONDON, 22 January, 2020 − If you are a climate migrant, how urgent is urgent? Slowing, or even stopping, the damage humans are doing to the physical world through profligate use of fossil fuels [...]

Rwanda: Murder Of Dissidents Continues As Migrants Are Shipped In

By Ann Garrison, Blackagendareport.com -

Sylidio Dusabumuremyi, a member of the Rwandan opposition party United Democratic Forces of Rwanda (FDU), was murdered on September 23, the day before Rwandan President Paul Kagame addressed the [...]

Open Borders: A Progressive Response To The Immigration Crisis

By Harry Targ, Heartlandradical.blogspot.com -

People migrate from one place to another for a variety of reasons. A good part of that migration has to do with international relations, national economies, and the increasingly globalized [...]

Half A Million American Minors Now Live In Mexico

By Claudia Masferrer, Theconversation.com -

While much of the current news has been focused on Central American migrants making their way through Mexico to the U.S., little attention has been paid to a different migration story: the number [...]

With Record Numbers Of Displaced People, Deterrence Policies To Stop Their Movement Are Mass Murder

By Natasha Lennard, Theintercept.com -

IN SEPTEMBER 2015, images circulated of 3-year-old Alan Kurdi’s tiny body washed up on a Turkish beach; that week, donations to refugee aid charities soared. The Syrian toddler’s death, which [...]

‘Sea Rescues Have Been Criminalized’ As German Boat Captain Faces 20 Years In Prison For Saving Refugees

By Eoin Higgins, Commondreams.org -

A German boat captain faces a long and costly trial in Italy for charges targeting her humanitarian efforts on behalf of refugees. "Italy's fascists are using this case as a showcase to deter [...]

One Of Europe’s Last Migrant Rescue Ships Defies Political Pressure To Save Lives

By Susan H. Smith, Wagingnonviolence.org -

At the height of the Syrian refugee crisis in 2015, there were 14 migrant rescue ships operated by international humanitarian organizations in the Central Mediterranean Sea. Today, following the [...]

Fallacies And Inaccuracies About Venezuelan Migration

By Misión Verdad, Venezuelanalysis.com -

With so many politically charged figures knocking around about Venezuelan emigration and a so-called “exodus”, who should we believe? A narrative has been increasingly positioned in the press for [...]

Journalists, Lawyers, And Activists Working On The Border Face Coordinated Harassment From U.S. And Mexican Authorities

By Ryan Devereaux, Theintercept.com -

FOUR PHOTOJOURNALISTS GATHERED on the southern side of the U.S.-Mexico border wall shortly after Christmas in Tijuana. They were there to document the arrival of the migrant caravans from Central [...]

GAO: Climate Change Is A Critical Cause Of Migration

By Neela Banerjee, Insideclimatenews.org -

As the movement of refugees strains countries worldwide and becomes fuel for political clashes in the United States, the Trump administration has eliminated guidelines that the government once [...]

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