US Border Patrol Agents Whip And Corral Haitian Migrants

By Patrick Martin, WSWS. -

Several reporters described the actions of Border Patrol agents mounted on horseback as using the reins of their horses to threaten migrants who had waded across the Rio Grande—which is [...]

On Contact: A Different Kind Of War

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses the plight of everyday people victimized by the hardships of life in Mexico and Central America with author and journalist J. Malcolm Garcia. His new [...]

The War On Drugs Is Driving The Displacement Crisis

By Inge Fryklund, Foreign Policy in Focus. -

We are torn by images of unaccompanied minors and overcrowded facilities at our southern border, but few in the United States are asking why so many Central American families are so desperate to [...]

If It Were A Narco Lab, It Would Be Working

By John Perry, London Review of Books. -

On the day he was inaugurated, Joe Biden halted the construction of Trump’s Mexican border wall. A few days earlier, 1500 miles to the south, a new ‘caravan’ of at least eight thousand Honduran [...]

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 [...]

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