Tag Archives: Immigration

Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Drawing attention to immigrant family detention at Karnes City, Texas

When Sra. X came out with her littlest guy (who had just turned three in December), his eyes widened and he ran straight into my arms. By Elaine J. Cohen | The Rag Blog | April 9, 2015 This piece … finish reading Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Drawing attention to immigrant family detention at Karnes City, Texas

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David Bacon :
How U.S. policies helped create the current immigration crisis

Six reasons why U.S. trade and immigration policies — not ‘lax immigration enforcement’ — have caused migration from Central America. By David Bacon | The Rag Blog | July 14, 2014 David Bacon will be Thorne Dreyer‘s guest on Rag … finish reading David Bacon :
How U.S. policies helped create the current immigration crisis

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : An Interview with Novelist and Immigrant Rights Activist David McCabe

Novelist and immigrant rights activist David McCabe at the studios of KOOP-FM in Austin, Texas, March 8, 2013. Photo by Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio Podcast:Novelist and immigrant rights activist David McCabe, author of ‘Without Sin’ “When love … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : An Interview with Novelist and Immigrant Rights Activist David McCabe

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : David Bacon on U.S. Policies and the Great Mexican Migration

Journalist, author, and long-time labor organizer David Bacon.Rag Radio:David Bacon discusses how U.S. policiesfueled the great Mexican migration By Rag Radio / The Rag Blog / March 21, 2012 Noted journalist, author, documentary photographer, and long-time labor organizer David Bacon … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : David Bacon on U.S. Policies and the Great Mexican Migration

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David Bacon : How U.S. Policies Fueled the Great Mexican Migration

So many migrants from Veracruz have settled in North Carolina and the South that they name markets for their home state. Because of ferocious anti-immigrant laws, however, many businesses have lost customers as immigrants flee the state. Photo © David … finish reading David Bacon : How U.S. Policies Fueled the Great Mexican Migration

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Ed Felien : Breivik’s Norwegian ‘Putsch’ Has Historical Echoes

Political cartoon by Paolo Lombardi / toonpool.The parallels are ominous:Terror in Norway There are organizations that support the ideas of McVeigh and Breivik, and there is a culture that supports murder and violence as legitimate means to realize those ends. … finish reading Ed Felien : Breivik’s Norwegian ‘Putsch’ Has Historical Echoes

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Ed Felien : Is the Terror in Norway an Isolated Act?

Political cartoon by Paolo Lombardi / toonpool.The parallels are ominous:Terror in Norway There are organizations that support the ideas of McVeigh and Breivik, and there is a culture that supports murder and violence as legitimate means to realize those ends. … finish reading Ed Felien : Is the Terror in Norway an Isolated Act?

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SPORT / Dave Zirin : Why I’m Boycotting Baseball’s All-Star Game

Adrian Gonzales decided not to boycott; will he do something to make a statement at the game? Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld / Getty Images.Why I’m boycotting Tuesday’sAll-Star Game in Arizona Bud Selig’s tributes to baseball’s civil rights tradition now look … finish reading SPORT / Dave Zirin : Why I’m Boycotting Baseball’s All-Star Game

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Jim Rigby : Nero’s Fire

Great Fire of Rome. Image from HubPages.Nero’s fire By Jim Rigby / The Rag Blog / July 4, 2011 At a gathering on World Refugee Day, we remembered the 1,900 people deported or detained last year from Austin. Friends and … finish reading Jim Rigby : Nero’s Fire

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SPORT / Dave Zirin : Santana Blasts Immigrant Haters at Baseball’s ‘Civil Rights’ Game

Grammy-winning rock legend Carlos Santana was given the Major League Baseball Beacon of Change Award before Braves-Phillies game Sunday, May 15, 2011, in Atlanta. Photo by John Bazemore / AP.Atlanta fans boo!Santana speaks out for Civil Rightsat baseball’s ‘Civil Rights … finish reading SPORT / Dave Zirin : Santana Blasts Immigrant Haters at Baseball’s ‘Civil Rights’ Game

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Greg Moses : Dream Remains for Hector Lopez and Others

Photo from Reuters.Despite defeat of DREAM Act:Hope remains for Hector Lopez and others By Greg Moses / The Rag Blog / December 21, 2010 Two weeks ago 21-year-old Hector Lopez was the poster-perfect picture for hope in the DREAM Act. … finish reading Greg Moses : Dream Remains for Hector Lopez and Others

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David Bacon : Students ‘Sin Papeles’ Work for DREAM Act

Latino students at the University of Virginia hold a silent march to support the DREAM Act. Photo courtesy Latino Student Alliance / University of Virginia.Students ‘sin papeles‘ defy deportation,urge Congress to support DREAM Act By David Bacon / The Rag … finish reading David Bacon : Students ‘Sin Papeles’ Work for DREAM Act

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