Throughout the 20th century, US corporations have staked out Central America for fruit and coffee growing, metal mining and logging, and water for beverage processing – all at the expense of indigenous land and environmental rights.
Successive US administrations have sought to turn the borderlands into a land of death — but these photos prove it is very much a land of the living. In this photo essay, David Bacon reaches into his photographic archive of 30 years.
The most successful of Trump’s anti-immigrant measures up until now — possibly the most vicious — hasn’t been getting the attention it deserves. In operation since late January, Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), originally called “Remain in Mexico”
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MAKE NO MISTAKE, THIS NEW RULE IS AN ATTEMPT to push a divisive narrative that people of color, people with relatively low incomes, people with disabilities, LGBTQ communities, and immigrants are somehow less deserving of American opportunity.
Neil Young: Musicians Make Songs with Detainees' Words
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Neil Young is calling on artists from across the music industry to highlight the plight of immigrant children at the U.S. border, using the children's own words published in court filings.
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“Wealth work” is one of America’s fastest-growing industries. It includes full-time retail and service jobs at nail salons and spas, as well as that nebulous network of people contracted through through driving, delivery and other online services.