Racism of the European Union on Display: Not All Refugees Matter
The European Union is making 17 billion euros available to help with the refugee crisis from the Ukrainian war. Meanwhile, millions of refugees from other wars remain stranded in precarious camps.
Jaime CastánMarch 30, 2022
Seize the Assets of Russian Oligarchs — And of U.S. Oligarchs Too
Russian billionaires own big swathes of New York City and London. Politicians are saying these mansions and penthouses should be seized. A great idea — but why only apply it to Russian billionaires?
Nathaniel FlakinMarch 21, 2022
500,000 Ukrainian Refugees Are Headed to Fortress Europe
Since the beginning of the Russian invasion, more than 500,000 Ukrainians have left the country to seek shelter in Europe, adding to the millions of refugees that have fled similar wars since the beginning of the century.
Jorge RemachaFebruary 28, 2022
Thousands in Brazil Take the Streets to Demand Justice for Moïse Kabagambe
On Saturday, thousands across Brazil took to the streets to demand justice for Moïse Kabagambe who was brutally murdered on January 24.
Left VoiceFebruary 6, 2022
The French State Is Responsible for 27 Migrants Drowning in the English Channel. Open the Borders!
At least 27 migrants died on Wednesday off the coast of Calais when their inflatable boat sank in the English Channel. Despite the French government’s crocodile tears, the tragedy highlights the criminal nature of borders. All borders must be opened and all undocumented migrants must be given full rights!
Seb NanzhelNovember 26, 2021
Receiving Refugees and Repressing Migrants: The Rhetoric and Reality of AMLO’s “Humanitarian” Policies
Mexico has recently received hundreds of Afghan refugees fleeing the Taliban. While AMLO’s administration tries to paint a humanitarian face, it doesn’t apply the same treatment to migrants stranded within the country. A migrant caravan made up of thousands of Haitains was recently repressed by the Mexican government and AMLO continues to collaborate with U.S. border policy by militarizing the border using the Mexican National Guard.
Rosa María NarváezSeptember 2, 2021
Refugee Caps Are a Tool of Imperialism. Don’t Trust Imperialists to Resolve the Refugee Crisis
Hundreds of thousands of Afghans are now refugees. The global working class must demand that the imperialist nations give refuge to any refugee who requests it.
Ezra BrainAugust 21, 2021
Biden’s Reversal on Refugees Is an Attempt to Regain Hegemony
Joe Biden has reversed his decision to set the admissions cap on refugees at 15,000, now allowing more in. This move is an attempt to pacify discontent about Biden’s betrayals on immigration.
Ezra BrainMay 5, 2021
The “Lesser Evil” Is Here, and Kids Are Still in Cages
The Biden administration’s promises of a softened stance on immigration are proving hollow, as the Department of Health and Human Services reopens a formerly shuttered detention camp for unaccompanied migrant children
B.C. DaurelleFebruary 24, 2021
One Third of Bangladesh Is Flooded – Climate Change Is the Culprit
Heavy monsoon rains have inundated Bangladesh and submerged more than a third of the country. The floods come on the heels of the coronavirus pandemic and a deadly cyclone, laying bare the injustices of climate change.
Otto ForsAugust 4, 2020