A Political and Literary Forum
The Fourteenth Amendment was shaped by freed blacks’ insistence that everyone born in the United States deserved full citizenship.
Robert L. Tsai
A new anthology is dedicated to the scholar who saw nostalgia as a radical rebellion against modern ideas of time.
Trump v. Hawaii is not about religion. It’s about the president’s unlimited power at the border.
Elizabeth Shakman Hurd
Jeff Sessions is fond of citing the Bible to support the persecution of immigrants, in stark contrast to a long tradition of biblical interpretation.
We can’t fully appreciate the current anti-immigration moment without understanding the decades-long investment by right-wing movement politics.
Robert L. Tsai, Calvin TerBeek
Political lessons from the state of resistance.
It is an ever-widening surveillance zone that turns borderland citizens into guardians of the state.
Trump’s Muslim ban was not just an abberation: U.S. citizenship has long been predicated on whiteness as it was understood in 1790.
The moral right of states to apprehend and deport irregular migrants erodes with the passage of time.
Joseph H. Carens
A recent conference made it clear: military and corporate interests will prevail.
We can learn from the surprising coalition of people who sheltered and rescued escaped slaves.
Basic income is a seductive poison that would benefit the margins of society at the expense of the middle class and immigrants.
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David Theo Goldberg
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