Emilio Gutierrez Soto, a journalist who fled certain assassination in his native Mexico, has just been released from an immigrant detention center in Texas.
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The Swedish government officials accompanying a refugee to Afghanistan tried to force Elin Ersson away from them. Turkish Airlines flight attendants tried to take her phone. But she persisted.
ISP corporations are trying to control the internet, to restrict the free flow of information, to restore their historical role of for-profit arbiter of what we can and cannot read, watch or hear.
Juxtapose the outpouring of compassion and solidarity in Thailand with the catastrophe facing millions of children in Yemen, and the ongoing debacle created in the United States.
Detention of immigrant families in the U.S. has been happening for years. But, on May 7, the cruel triumvirate of Trump, Stephen Miller and Jeff Sessions enacted by fiat the "zero tolerance" policy.
This week the U.S. Supreme Court gave Trump the green light to make his racist ban permanent.
Questions about babies have arisen again at the White House, this time about thousands of immigrant children, ripped from their parents and jailed in cages on the orders of President Trump.
People have been organizing long before Trump to end the 70-year state of war on the Korean Peninsula. Political parties should unite behind the peace movements driving this diplomatic opening.
President Donald Trump abruptly disinvited this year's Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles from the White House this week, irked that most of the players were declining to attend.
Racism is unacceptable, anywhere, anytime. We must be especially intolerant of racism when it appears as official government policy, enshrined in secret documents in black and white.