Climate-related displacement and food insecurity is not a future possibility, but it is already happening and it’s only projected to worsen without urgent action in coming years. According to the UN, weather-related hazards such as storms, droughts, and wildfires displaced 16.1 million people in 2018.
The racism of the citizenship question should at least be apparent to the American public—if only mainstream media outlets covered the story with the gravity it deserves.
The Cuban people, and the rights of Americans, should not be held hostage to brazen partisan politics. And they certainly should not be held hostage to the imperial hubris of madman John Bolton.
Latin American countries have some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the world. For instance, Nicaragua has a complete ban on abortion while Guatemala has an exception only when a girl or woman’s life is at risk. Access to abortion has also become a point of contention in the United States as a total of 27 bans have been enacted across 12 states so far in 2019.
Over nearly five years, the small German charity Sea-Watch has saved more than 37,000 lives. But xenophobia and repression threaten its survival.
A new generation of musicians and artists has been inspired by—and is inspiring—the uprising.