Posts Tagged: Refugees
If Europe and the United States would take a deep breath they would find that they could handle one million refugees.
Despite risks to domestic politics and local administration, Germany is opening its gates to vast numbers of refugees.
A century ago, this country opened its arms to refugees like my great grandmother. Now our nation of immigrants has become about as welcoming as a desert cactus.
In his speech to U.S. lawmakers, the "People's pope" condemned the arms trade, war profiteering, and even the war on terror itself.
In Europe, ordinary people are leading their governments to welcome migrants and refugees with compassion rather than cruelty. Can we pull that off in the U.S.?
Here's how the U.S. can leverage its wealth, safety, and diplomacy to serve the refugees it helped to create.
War inevitably spawns refugees.
For the refugees pouring into Europe, their journeys can be just as deadly as the war zones they're fleeing.
Two young women reflect on their decision to flee Eritrea, a small state that produces one of the highest rates of asylum seekers in the world.
80 percent of people in the Arab world's poorest country are in danger of starving to death under a U.S.-backed blockade and bombing campaign.