Though debtor’s prisons are supposed to be illegal, a growing number of US citizens are being trapped in cycles of debt that lead them to prison. So are immigrants, and it’s a problem that’s not going away.
When it comes to Australia, people in the United States seem to take an attitude that largely consists of indifference: most of us don’t understand the basics of Australian politics, government, and culture, we don’t know the geography of the nation at all, we aren’t familiar with its history. What we do know about Australia […]
My colleague Flavia Dzodan has done tremendous work in the area of representing the rights, concerns, and interests of immigrant women around the world; particularly in Europe, where she lives and works. Yet, one of her recurrent frustrations, and one I share with her, is the lack of attention on the part of the progressive […]