I loved the engaged, interested  interview style of Sonali Kolhatkar. The interview was done in late July, but KPFK aired it this week. It is in two parts. http://uprisingradio.org/home/2014/09/02/border-patrol-nation-dispatches-from-the-front-lines-of-homeland-security-part-1/ http://uprisingradio.org/home/2014/09/03/border-patrol-nation-dispatches-from-the-front-lines-of-homeland-security-part-2/

A week ago was when I first saw the picture that appeared in the The Telegraph of children in the Gaza Strip trying to break the Guinness world record for kite-flying. The kites floating mid-air off the Mediterranean shore were a sight to behold. I was taken with the photo and the happiness of the […]

Shena Gutierrez was already cuffed and in an inspection room in Nogales, Arizona, when the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agent grabbed her purse, opened it, and dumped its contents onto the floor right in front of her. There couldn’t be a sharper image of the Bill of Rights rollback we are experiencing in the […]

My appearance on the great podcast hosted by Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola. As put by Gosztola: Fifty-two thousand children have fled their homes in countries in Central America and journeyed to the United States. Some of them came with their families and the vast majority of them are now being put through a deportation […]

“As record numbers of child migrants from Central America arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border, journalist Todd Miller says the crisis should be a treated as a refugee issue, not a security issue” http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=12095

“Tuesday’s Topical Currents looks at the issue of  U.S. Border Patrol and Homeland Security’s ever-widening reach into the lives of American citizens and legal immigrants as well as the undocumented.”   http://wlrn.org/post/border-patrol-nation-dispatches-front-lines-homeland-security

“Author Todd Miller discusses how defense contractors look to cash in on President Obama’s expected $2 billion proposal in additional funding for border security” http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=12071


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