Publications and Ideas

Maria Holt: Schools Should Build Up Our Children

Millions of people have become casualties of the prevailing system of criminalization. Entire communities of people must be deemed “throw-away” or “castaways” in order to gain maximum profits and drive a robust free- market that exists beyond the realm of ethics and humanity. These communities are almost always low-income and disproportionately, communities of color. The … Continue reading

Publications and Ideas

Fenced In: How the Border Circumscribes Public Talk about Migration in the United States

Julie Chinitz examines the figurative and literal emphasis on border enforcement and the effects on the underlying policies of the immigration reform bill before the US Senate. The “Gang of Eight” introduced its much- anticipated comprehensive immigration reform bill. They named it the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013,”v ensuring that … Continue reading