A Salvadoran writer goes into exile

The New Yorker, February 2016. Before it dawned on him that he would have to flee his country—a realization aided by a series of death threats in November of last year—the Salvadoran writer Jorge Galán had some questions for Father Jon Sobrino, an elderly Jesuit priest. Father Sobrino is from Spain, but he has spent... Continue Reading →

E.U.-U.S. trade treaty would allow corporations to sue governments

Al Jazeera America, May 2015. A proposed trade agreement between the United States and the European Union that would allow corporations to sue governments has Europeans up in arms. The trade agreement includes a network of tribunals that put into practice the so-called investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) system, which was until two years ago understood... Continue Reading →

Fatal Misstep: Police malfeasance in Missouri

The RiverFront Times, February 2015. A handcuffed student drowned in custody of the Missouri Highway Patrol. One witness seeks justice with a rogue investigation. Larry Moreau and his family were cruising the Lake of the Ozarks on a sunny Saturday last May when they noticed a Missouri Highway Patrol boat race past them. Moreau, an engineer from nearby Jefferson... Continue Reading →

What Awaits Unaccompanied Minors in New York

CityLimits, October 2014. 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 of the legal advocacy organization that helped her, Angelica is one of an estimated 60,000 undocumented minors from Central America caught since October 2013 while trying to flee... Continue Reading →

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