This article details the horrifically anti-immigrant statements made by Donald Trump, a contender for the Republican presidential nomination, which led to the removal of his Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants from both NBC and Univision.
This article illustrates some of the many problems facing those waiting on a visa to the U.S. in light of the recent State Department technical difficulties, and the overall impact that immigrants have on U.S. society.
This article looks at the problem facing Muslims — mostly refugees — in the Arctic countries as they observe Ramadan in a place where the sun doesn’t set.
This article details some of the many harms experienced by aboriginal Canadians in forced the assimilation process, and efforts by today’s lawmakers to rectify the situation. That this process was widespread in the Anglo settler states (Canada, the US, Australia, and New Zealand) suggests that perhaps more countries need to follow Canada’s lead.
This article reports that human cages, where migrants were detained by smugglers, and mass graves were discovered in the jungles on the Thai-Malaysia border. This discovery highlights the desperation of those migrants from Southeast Asia as they flee persecution at home, and reinforces the belief that open borders save lives.
This article points out some interesting trends in fertility patterns in the U.S., namely the rise in fertility among well-educated and older women. Though the Great Recession caused the fertility rate to drop, it appears that the financially stable are unaffected.
This article demonstrates that Tony Abbott, Australia’s prime minister, is completely out-of-touch with the magnitude of the crisis facing the Rohingya in Burma. Despite being a signatory to refugee treaties, Australia appears poised to refuse to aid in this crisis, in a misguided attempt at “deterrence” of the smuggling trade.