Regions / Guatemala
Global South communities affected by mining face multiple pandemics — not just of disease, but of violence, exploitation, and corporate capture.
Warehousing people in unsanitary conditions and then deporting them to poor countries is a recipe for contagion.
There’s nothing “uncontrollable” about people applying for asylum. All the U.S. has to do is meet its obligations under international law.
Do we think people who armed death squads and started wars really want to “bring democracy” to Venezuela?
U.S. policies helped create the refugee crisis in Central America. Better ones can help resolve it.
From the Muslim Ban to family separations, the U.S. is cruelly restricting refugees from conflicts it helped create.
The sanctuary movement needs an anti-war voice.
We often debate the pros and cons of welcoming immigrants here. We seldom consider the U.S. impact on the countries they leave.
Global uprisings against corruption can fuse middle-class concerns over the rule of law to a more radical critique of unequal political systems.
With development assistance slashed, the face of U.S. diplomacy in the region will more often be wearing a uniform.