Posts Tagged: 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.
There are more refugees adrift in the world today than ever before. If they formed a country, it would be the 24th most populous on the planet.
From declining worker protections to violent labor trafficking and ethnic cleansing, the dark underbelly of Southeast Asia's "tiger economies" is on full display this year.