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Life in a town with more Border Patrol agents than residents

>>Sreenivasan: BACK IN 1975, THE NUMBER OF BORDER PATROL AGENTS IN THE UNITED STATES WAS JUST OVER 1,700. TODAY, WITH MORE THAN TEN TIMES THAT NUMBER, THE U.S. BORDER PATROL IS ONE OF THE LARGEST AND MOST WELL-FUNDED ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES… Continue Reading

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Israel-Palestine conflict – summary from 1917 to present

Israel-Palestine conflict – summary from 1917 to present

One hundred years ago began a regional conflict that would quickly become one of the world’s most complex and controversial A conflict between two very different people for the same territory. To better understand its reasons and underlying issues, let’s… Continue Reading

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Crochet Border – Stitch In Time

Crochet Border – Stitch In Time

Welcome back to The Crochet Crowd as well as Yarnspirations.com. I’m your host Mikey. Today we’re gonna work on the Stitch in Time Border which works with granny squares. So if you want to do this or it can be… Continue Reading

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Why ‘stronger borders’ don’t work

Why ‘stronger borders’ don’t work

Every year, thousands of people die trying to cross borders. At times, the stark reality of this becomes front page news like the picture of three-year-old Alan Kurdi, lying face down on a Turkish beach, or when 39 people were… Continue Reading

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Undocumented and Underage: The Crisis of Migrant Children

Undocumented and Underage: The Crisis of Migrant Children
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Crochet Border – Reverse Single Crochet Edge

Crochet Border – Reverse Single Crochet Edge

So let’s begin right now. We’re gonna just join our yarn. So it doesn’t matter what project you have, this is kind of like a finaling edge and what we’re gonna do is we’re gonna do a reversing crochet all… Continue Reading

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How Walls Ended Up Along the U.S.-Mexico Border | NYT News

How Walls Ended Up Along the U.S.-Mexico Border | NYT News

This is what part of the U.S. and Mexico border looked like in 1898, just an open strip of land with train tracks going across. Here’s what that same stretch looked like 110 years later, in 2008. The open land… Continue Reading

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Adam Ruins Everything – How the Border Patrol Violates Your Civil Rights | truTV

Adam Ruins Everything – How the Border Patrol Violates Your Civil Rights | truTV

do not apply here. You’ve just entered another dimension, one where it’s legal for you to be stopped, searched, and detained without probable cause or even a warrant. You’ve just crossed into… The Border Zone. Well, actually, you crossed into… Continue Reading