Today’s episode is a rebroadcast from May 15, 2017, during National Bike Month. Patty spends the hour with Kimball Taylor, author of The Coyote’s Bicycle, to learn about the migrants who rode bikes across the Mexico–United States border in one crucial stage of their frontier crossing. Kimball Taylor is a San Diego–based journalist. He is […]
Today on the show, guest host Nan Enstad talks border politics, deportation, immigrant rights, and sanctuary with Rachel Buff, author of Against the Deportation Terror: Organizing for Immigrant Rights in the Twentieth Century. Rachel Buff is a professor of history and director of the Cultures and Communities program at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. She is […]
Today on the show, Allen speaks with Latin American historian Greg Grandin about his new book, The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America. Greg Grandin is a professor of history at New York University. His research focuses on US foreign policy, Latin America, genocide, and […]
We’ve all heard about detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border. But do we fully understand the circumstances of those centers? And do we fully understand the mental, emotional, and psychological effects of detention on children? On today’s show, host Ali Muldrow takes a look at the unique trauma children face when they are separated from […]
Friday host Esty Dinur spends the show examining current U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) policies and the forced detention of children away from their families, who are legally seeking asylum at the border. In the first part of the show, she speaks with investigative reporter Ken Klippenstein, who recently reported on a no-bid contract for a […]
What’s going on in Mexico? How did 43 students disappear? What are the roles the global economy and NAFTA have played? How about border security? Immigration? Corruption on both sides of the border? Narco-trafficking? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!