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Emigration and immigration

Oceans Apart

A neglected migration crisis off the African coast

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Kindergarten Cops

From records of alleged behavior by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers, as reported by unaccompanied minors, dating from 2009 to 2014. The A.C.L.U. Foundation of San Diego and Imperial…

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“Nationalism” is rapidly overtaking even “populism” as a foremost political bogeyman. Yet progressives will often still embrace “pa­tri­ot­ism.” The elevation of the last term is meant to deflect Trump-­style accusations…

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Left of Europe

From an interview with Neil Davidson published in the Summer 2019 issue of New Politics. Davidson teaches at the University of Glasgow. His most recent book, We Cannot Escape History,…

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A photograph by Demetris Koilalous from Caesura: The Duration of a Sigh, a monograph about the experience of migrants who cross the Aegean Sea to Greece, which was published last…

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“Just Keep Going North”

Theories on the frontier: the process, politics, and ethics that arise while covering the U.S.-Mexico border

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El Corralón

Bayview, Texas, the Immigration and Naturalization Service Processing Center. The camp lies well to the north of the Rio Grande, covering 317 acres of the flatlands beside the Gulf of…

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The Truce

How the United States helped spoil a plan to end gang violence in El Salvador

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