Siding with the Barbarians

Siding with the Barbarians

Two radical artists have set up an immigration agency, a political consulting firm, a Ponzi scheme for marketing contemporary art, and seven other enterprises. Welcome to the mock entrepreneurial art of Société Réaliste.

Review: Broken Immigration System

Review: Broken Immigration System

David Bacon’s Illegal People illustrates how current immigration laws hurt citizens and legal immigrants as well as the undocumented immigrants whom the laws target.

Tan Morgul

Tan Morgul

Turkish journalist Tan Morgul discusses Turkey’s Kurdish population, and describes a new Turkey born of changes in politics and regional immigration.

Interview with Edwidge Danticat

Interview with Edwidge Danticat

E. Ethelbert Miller talks with Edwidge Danticat about her new memoir, U.S. immigration law, and U.S.-Haitian relations.

NAFTA: Kicked Up a Notch

NAFTA: Kicked Up a Notch

NAFTA is not just about free trade any more. As columnist Laura Carlsen explains, NAFTA has a new and ominous punch as well.

Military Intelligence

In his bid to appeal to a conservative base on the road to 2008, John McCain repeatedly urged last week that the United States send more troops to Iraq to get the job done. The military response to McCain’s political appeal demonstrates that military intelligence is no oxymoron.

Alternatives to a Wall

How NAFTA, CAFTA, and other corporate-friendly trade policies displace farmers and create mass migration, and how we can do better.