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Border Militarization and Empire: An Interview with Todd Miller

By Will Sarvis, 2018 Border Studies Intern Tucson-based journalist Todd Miller’s forthcoming book Empire of Borders  will address border imperialism and the expansion of border apparatuses around the world. He has written for the New York Times, TomDispatch, The Nation, Guernica, Al Jazeera English, and NACLA Report on the Americas. This interview will be featured…

Checkpoint Nation

Early one morning, Maria—then nine months pregnant—and her family were stopped by the police for no discernable reason. A special breakfast outing became a nightmare—and at one of the most intimate moments of her life, Maria found a team of immigration agents—not her husband—by her side. Maria’s chilling story is the centerpiece of “Checkpoint Nation?…

Wild Versus Wall

“The only thing the wall won’t stop are people.” Produced by the Sierra Club in 2010, Wild Versus Wall examines the ecological consequences of border militarization. It displays how prevention through deterrence efforts, like the border fence, have disrupted animal migration routes, feeding practices and mating traditions. Wildlife in the borderlands’ ecosystems struggle to survive…

More than Just a Delegation

“Loving Creator, full of love and mercy, I want to ask you for my Migrant brothers and sisters. Have pity on them and protect them, as they suffer mistreatments and humiliations on their journeys, are labeled as dangerous, and marginalized for being foreigners. Make them be respected and valued for their dignity. Touch with Your goodness the many that seem…

John McCain’s “midnight riders” put borderlands at risk

John McCain’s “midnight riders” put borderlands at risk Click HERE to take action! by: James Jordan September 15 2015, Originally published in the Peoples World Ever heard of “Sneaky John and the Midnight Riders”? No, it’s not the name of a rock band, not some outlaw gang from the 1800s. What it refers to is…

AfGJ Co-Coordinator Convicted for Shutting Down Operation Streamline!

Pre-sentencing Statement by Chuck Kaufman July 20, 2015 See news coverage of the sentencing here at KGNU.org [On October 11, 2013, Alliance for Global Justice National Co-Coordinator Chuck Kaufman took part in an action to draw attention to the human rights abuses committed by a federal court procedure called Operation Streamline. Operation Streamline group processes…