Steve King’s Brand of “Freedom”

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Only for people like Steve King

We all Need Love to Get Through Tough Times

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Life can get you so lost you find your self confidence.

Two Days in Kashgar

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Bradford Philen spends two days in Kashgar and learns about the life long struggle of Uyghur people in China.

When Everything is Labeled Broken, Do Broken People Ensue?

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I gave up hope years ago. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

Who Wants to Get Something Done in DC? Anyone?

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Getting anything done in Washington seems impossible. Up to us to demand work and results from our representatives, which will only get done with cooperation.

Panic Over Ebola Echoes the 19th-century Fear of Cholera

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The history of epidemics has a lot to tell us about the acute feelings outbreaks still spark today.

A Letter to My Maternal Great-Grandparents Wolf and Bascha Mahler

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A photo and a film of his great-grandparents helps one man work to heal and repair the world.

Big Government, Texas Style

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The divide between conservatives and liberals is more about what government should do, not how big it should be.

Fear of Immigrants the Terror Tactic of Choice

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Anti-immigration activists use fear to dehumanize immigrants and migrants to the U.S.A

The U.S.A.’s Official Racial Immigration Policy

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Current immigration protests in the U.S.A. reflect a long history of official racial immigration policy.

How to Hate Child Immigrants Without Even Trying

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“We had humanity. We had concern for our fellows. We would never leave a man behind. It just wasn’t done…Doesn’t look like it any more, does it?” Thaddeus Howze, on the humanitarian crisis at the border.

Stars and Stripes, Pride or Hate?

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From World Cup fans to immigration bus blockers, the Stars and Stripes is both patriotic and nationalistic.

Eric Cantor’s Fall & Bogus Republican Bedtime Stories

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The main stream conversation about Cantor’s fall is missing the point: Charles D. Ellison explains how.

Love in Secondary Inspection

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A. X. Ahmad is detained by Homeland Security at the airport — and finally gets to really know his fiancée.

Immigration Reform Is All About The Republican

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When it comes to passing a comprehensive immigration reform bill President Obama just doesn’t matter that much.