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Border Control Enthusiast Banned From Crossing UK Border

Lauren Southern is an alt-right blogger who's advocated for strict border controls and attempted to blockade humanitarian ships rescuing migrants. The UK Home Office confirmed she has been denied entry.
Broadly Staff
3.12.18
politics
politics

'You're Contaminated': The Stigma Against Japan's Fukushima Survivors

A 2011 quake and tsunami led to a meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, killing thousands and displacing more. Two 'nuclear refugees' explain why returning home is more complicated than it seems.
Bobbie van der List
3.12.18
politics
politics

'A Triumph for Diversity': Texas Could Get Its First Two Latina Congresspeople

Sylvia Garcia and Veronica Escobar won their primary races last night, putting them on the path to make history in the fall.
Linda Yang
3.7.18
politics
politics

Activist Munroe Bergdorf Hounded Out of LGBT Advisor Role By Right-Wing Media

The former L'Oreal model was appointed just one week ago by the Labour Party to advise on LGBTQ issues in the UK.
Sirin Kale
3.6.18
Op-Ed
Op-Ed

Three Ways You Can Support Immigrants as Trump Attacks Their Rights

As Trump's deadline for ending DACA passes, leaving the fates of hundreds of thousands of immigrants in limbo, we must continue fighting for Dreamers and their families.
Jess Morales Rocketto
3.6.18
immigration
immigration

Immigration Activists Say ICE Is Targeting Them for Deportation

In December, the activist Maru Mora-Villalpando received a notice to appear in immigration court. A released internal document regarding her case says it "should be noted that she has extensive involvement with anti-ICE protests."
Linda Yang
2.28.18
politics
politics

100 Immigrant Women Are on Hunger Strike at a Notorious UK Detention Center

At Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Center, women are refusing food and staging a sit-in in protest of the abysmal living conditions. We spoke to a detainee there, who has been held for two-and-a-half months, to learn more.
Zing Tsjeng
2.26.18
politics
politics

'My People Are Brainwashed': The Women Who Escaped North Korea

From putting their families at risk of execution to struggles with guilt and paranoia, freedom comes at a cost for those who flee the Hermit Kingdom.
Bobbie van der List
2.23.18
reproductive rights
reproductive rights

The Irish Expats Flying Home to Vote Against Ireland's Abortion Ban

“I am traveling home to vote to repeal the Eighth Amendment on behalf of all the women and girls in Ireland who do not have a choice about what happens to their bodies.”
Zing Tsjeng
2.16.18
gun control
gun control

'Yesterday, I Hid in a Closet': Teen Survivors of Florida Shooting Call for Reform

Students who spent yesterday hiding from a gunman armed with an AR-15 he purchased legally say this is the exact right time to talk about gun control.
Linda Yang
2.15.18
politics
politics

This Year, More Trans People Are Running for US Office Than Ever Before

Chelsea Manning is among an estimated 40 transgender Americans looking to shake up politics in 2018.
Linda Yang
2.8.18
politics
politics

The White House Can't Stop Hiring and Defending People Accused of Assault

White House staff secretary Rob Porter resigned today following accusations that he abused his two ex-wives. He's not the first person with an alleged history of violence against women to be offered a position in the Trump administration.
Linda Yang
2.7.18