Immigration Policy

Speaker of the House Mike Johnson (R-La.) attends a roundtable on the southern border at the US Capitol on January 31, 2024, in Washington, D.C.

Republicans Got the Border Deal They Wanted. Why Are They Disowning It? Republicans Got the Border Deal They Wanted. Why Are They Disowning It?

The Senate agreement is a historic win for the anti-immigration GOP. But Speaker of the House Mike Johnson has pronounced it “dead on arrival.”

Feb 6, 2024 / Chris Lehmann

11 Arguments for Open Borders

11 Arguments for Open Borders 11 Arguments for Open Borders

A world not divided by militarized borders would help form a world where sustainability and justice take precedence over extraction and exploitation.

Feb 5, 2024 / Comment / John Washington

A Right-Wing Takeover of the European Union Isn’t Far-Fetched

A Right-Wing Takeover of the European Union Isn’t Far-Fetched A Right-Wing Takeover of the European Union Isn’t Far-Fetched

The European Parliamentary elections in early June could signal a political sea change, with far-right forces replacing the parliament’s current centrist consensus.

Jan 31, 2024 / John Feffer

Texas National Guards place razor wires at the Shelby Park area as the guards continue to patrol the Rio Grande River, even though the US Supreme Court abolished this decision, on January 29, 2024, in Texas.

GOP Border Theatrics Have Escalated to Threats of Civil War GOP Border Theatrics Have Escalated to Threats of Civil War

Republican states have pledged to mobilize National Guard troops to defend the placement of razor wire at Texas’s southern border.

Jan 30, 2024 / Chris Lehmann

Texas National Guard soldiers stand guard on the banks of the Rio Grande river at Shelby Park on January 12, 2024, in Eagle Pass, Tex.

Texas Is Spoiling for a Civil War Texas Is Spoiling for a Civil War

As Governor Greg Abbott escalates his border fight with the Biden administration, he is sounding a lot like an old Confederate.

Jan 30, 2024 / Elie Mystal

Crowd of 350,000 gathers in front of the Bundestag in Berlin.

The AfD’s Secret Plan to Deport Millions From Germany The AfD’s Secret Plan to Deport Millions From Germany

An explosive report on a meeting between the far-right Alternative für Deutschland and neo-Nazis has ignited the largest German protest movement since the fall of the Berlin Wall....

Jan 23, 2024 / Linda Mannheim

The Wall

The Wall The Wall

The US-Mexico border.

Jan 17, 2024 / OppArt / Laurie Smith

The Immigration Issue

The Immigration Issue The Immigration Issue

Where does America stand today?

Jan 16, 2024 / OppArt / Peter Kuper

Yahu!

Yahu! Yahu!

Rats in the sewer.

Jan 12, 2024 / This Week / Steve Brodner

Guantánamo Bay

Guantánamo Is 22 Years Old. It’s Time to Retire. Guantánamo Is 22 Years Old. It’s Time to Retire.

Though its anniversary may go unnoticed, it’s still here—a dark and shameful continuation of the War on Terror.

Jan 12, 2024 / Karen J. Greenberg

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