Tag: United Nations

What’s Causing the U.S.-Mexico Border Crisis? Hint: It’s More About Central America Than Mexico.

Why are so many Central American children flocking north to the U.S. border? Will partisan politics take a backseat long enough for a solution to be found?

Posted in Nation Leadership, Poverty

Who Can Stop Extrajudicial Killings?

I recently attended a talk by New York University professor Philip Alston, the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Killings. While his stories were horrifyingly compelling, and his experiences important, I was left truly disheartened about the inability of the UN (or any other international body for that matter) to stop