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Immigration Reform Requires Dismantling NAFTA and Respecting Migrants’ Rights

October 29, 2013

David Bacon explains the essentials of immigration reform. David Beacon, author and immigration rights activist, says that immigration policy reform must take economic and trade agreements into account, and uphold migrants' rights. “When the North American Free Trade Agreement allowed big U.S. grain companies, for instance, to dump cheap, cheap corn on the Mexican market,…

The “enduring” occupation of Iraq

October 15, 2013
A close look at who’s behind the increase in sectarian violence in Iraq

Egypt

October 10, 2013
Mohamed Elmeshad: Dozens killed in clashes across Egypt over the past week, highlighting the violent nature of the country’s US-backed coup regime The United States is reportedly planning to curb military aid to Egypt. The news comes as clashes escalate between Egyptian security forces and supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi. “I think what's become…

Reality Asserts Itself - Vijay Prashad

August 11, 2013
In the final segment of Paul Jay’s interview with Vijay Prashad on Reality Asserts Itself, the subject is the undermining of international law and military interventions in the name of human rights.

Yousef Alhelou Reporting From Gaza

July 14, 2013
The Egyptian army’s decision to close the Rafah crossing, Gaza’s only terminal to the outside world, and the demolishing of the underground tunnels along the border added more hardships and suffering to Gazans

Advocates Oppose Senate Immigration Bill Over Escalation of Border Militarization

June 27, 2013

As Senate passes its version of comprehensive immigration reform, immigrant rights advocates withdraws support over provisions that increase border militarization and demand president Obama halt all deportations

What a Progressive Immigration Reform Bill Looks Like

April 18, 2013
Isabel Garcia: New legislation will increase deportations, beef up police while worker status will help provide cheap labor for businesses but make citizenship almost impossible to attain

Drug Wars

February 4, 2013
Peter Watt (author of Drug War Mexico): US policy and neo-liberal “reforms” helped create conditions for the growth of drug cartels and the impoverishment of millions

Israel Uses Control of Birth Registry and ID Cards to Control Gaza Population

January 16, 2013

Without an Israeli approved ID card, Palestinians cannot cross into Gaza which according to Human Rights Watch has separated families, caused people to lose jobs and educational opportunities, barred people from entering the Palestinian territories, and trapped others inside them.

Arizona

September 21, 2012
Local politicians say that spill over violence is a major threat but do the facts bear this out?