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Vehicle Fleeing Border Patrol in Texas Crashes, Leaves Five Dead

Border Patrol agents had been in pursuit of the black Chevrolet Suburban, which was traveling about 100 miles an hour

A Chevrolet Surburban carrying 14 people rolled and crashed on a state highway near Big Wells, Texas, in this image tweeted by David Caltabiano of KABB/WOAI.  459 more words

US child migrants: Melania speaks out on Trump's separation policy

Images of children being separated from their parents as they try to cross the border have caused outrage

US First Lady Melania Trump has spoken out on the policy of separating parents and children illegally entering the country from Mexico. 587 more words

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Notes on our world: Migration, authoritarianism and wealth bubbles


I’m thirty-seven years old. That means I was born in 1980 and grew up in the 1990s. It means my formative years were that turn of the century time as the euphoria of the 1990s, end of Cold War, peace dividend, thousand points of light, new world order turned into 9/11 and the War on Terror. 2,205 more words

A father and football

Most Tuesdays I listen to a podcast called Radio Ambulante; they tell Latin American stories. For a while now, I have been on a journey of rediscovering my Latin American roots and listening to this podcast in Spanish has been a huge part of it. 438 more words


Rogan: Brussels making decisions on asylum seekers would be 'dangerous'

If decisions as to “which migrants entering Europe should be given refugee status” were made in Brussels “it would even pose a greater danger than migrant quotas”, Antal Rogan, head of the prime minister’s cabinet office, told public Kossuth Radio on Sunday morning. 211 more words

White Teeth, by Zadie Smith: fundamental interrogations on the fundamentals

I think it is a secret for no one here that I love Zadie Smith. I admire her wit, her style, her sense of humour, her cleverness and sagacity. 637 more words

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