Trump’s Other Family Separation Policy
This week, on August 14, a federal appeals court will hear oral argument from attorneys for the Department of Homeland Security, on the one hand, and Temporary Protected Status holders, on the other, as to whether the terminations should occur as originally scheduled. For Maribel Hernández Rivera, the litigation is personal.
August 14, 2019
A Dispatch from Puerto Rico
The protesters had done more than boot Rosselló from office. They wanted the head of every politician that had cheated and mocked the island, whether or not they had taken part in the recently leaked texts and chat messages between the governor and senior officials.
August 9, 2019
It’s Not About Sex
American sex workers are today more organized, and more oppressed, than they have been in years.
Revolting Prostitutes: The Fight for Sex Workers’ Rights
by Molly Smith and Juno Mac
a documentary film directed by Stephanie Wang-Breal
May 23, 2019 issue
India’s Farmers on the March
Agriculture in India relies heavily on rain and temperature in the growing season; farmers here are highly sensitive to climate. They have already felt the beginning of the apocalypse in the form of dried-up wells, declining yields, and mass migrations of people.
December 14, 2018
Where Else Can They Go?
Escaping Wars and Waves: Encounters with Syrian Refugees
by Olivier Kugler
The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees
by Don Brown
Threads: From the Refugee Crisis
by Kate Evans
December 6, 2018 issue
Turkey’s New Front in Syria
After the looting of Afrin and its ethnic cleansing of Kurds by Turkish-backed militias, Turkey’s intent to resettle refugees in territory it has seized from Syrian Kurdish forces is one of the Syrian civil war’s more cynical attempts to reshape the country’s demography, using desperate civilians as pawns.
April 11, 2018