Danielle Marie Mackey

Freelance Journalist and Editor

Parallel Justice

Corporate rights and trade treaties in the U.S. and E.U. Al Jazeera America, May 27, 2015. A proposed system between the United States and the European Union that would allow … Continue reading

June 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Criminologist

Foreign Policy Magazine, May/June 2015 print issue. The Things They Carried. Excerpt: Earlier this year, 51-year-old Israel Ticas spent three days on a small island off the coast of El Salvador, looking … Continue reading

May 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fatal Misstep

The RiverFront Times, February 2015. A handcuffed student drowned in custody of the Missouri Highway Patrol. One witness seeks justice with a rogue investigation. Courtesy Brody Baumann Brandon Ellingson and Brody Baumann at the … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · 2 Comments

NYC’s first community garden: The one hundred year history of a haven.

New York Magazine’s Bedford + Bowery.  January 2, 2014. A walk past the place where the Bowery meets East Houston gives not the slightest hint that until 40 years ago, this … Continue reading

January 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Charter Cities: A dangerous U.S. economic experiment in Honduras

The New Republic. December 14, 2014. It’s lunchtime at Maritza Grande’s oceanside restaurant in the Fonseca Gulf of Honduras. She scurries from the kitchen, where she is frying fish and … Continue reading

December 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

What Awaits Unaccompanied Minors in New York

CityLimits October 27, 2014 NEW YORK Angelica is one of the lucky ones. A “smart and bubbly” 8 year old Honduran girl who “loves, loves, loves math,” according to the director … Continue reading

October 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gangs, teachers and soldiers: Dialogue in Ilopango

Latin Dispatch, September 29, 2014. ILOPANGO, El Salvador — In 2012, the two major Salvadoran gangs, MS-13 and the 18th Street Gang, brokered a truce supported by the government. The … Continue reading

September 29, 2014 · Leave a comment