Jennifer Lee Koh (Western State): Anticipating Expansion, Committing to Resistance: Removal in the Shadows of Immigration Court under Trump. Internal emails show ICE agents struggling to substantiate Trump’s lies about immigrants. The invisible wall: How Trump is slowing immigration without laying a brick. Donald Trump’s real immigration policy: It’s not mass deportation, it’s not self-deportation, it’s something cheaper, and more insidious. Dara Lind on what “chain migration” really means — and why Donald Trump hates it so much. Family ties drive U.S. immigration: Why Trump wants to break the “chains”. Trump attacks protections for immigrants from “shithole” countries.

The Trump administration wants refugees to fit in or stay out: An obscure new policy would give priority to refugees who seem like they might “assimilate”. The Trump administration doesn’t believe in the global refugee crisis. The president’s extreme immigration powers: Trump is forcing hundreds of thousands of legal immigrants to leave the U.S. — and he can, thanks to Congress. The Rust Belt needs legal immigration: President Trump supports a plan that would halve the number of newcomers — and cut off the Midwest’s “demographic lifeline”. Trump wants to remove these immigrants — an ugly bit of history tells us what it could do to the economy.


From Labyrinth: An International Journal for Philosophy, Value Theory and Sociocultural Hermeneutics, a special issue on the Heretical Perspectives of Jan Patocka. President Trump’s new judicial nominee Thomas Farr is “moral poison”. Mapping the future: Cartography stages a comeback. David Hollinger on Protestant missionaries and immigrant Jews: Cosmopolitan allies. Not a revolution: Neda Semnani on making sense of the dissatisfaction in Iran. The other scary foreign hacking threat Trump is ignoring: Russia didn’t just meddle in the U.S. election — it’s trying to hack our critical infrastructure and Trump may be keeping Americans in the dark. Here are 10 reasons why 2018 will make 2017 seem tame. “Keeping the government open and paying its bills is all we’re going to get this year. Given the most likely alternatives, I can live with that”.


#MeToo has been almost 200 years in the making: Jane Marcellus on how the mistreatment of women in the workplace got to be so bad. Academia’s “Shitty Men” list has around 2,000 entries detailing sexual misconduct at universities. Why Wall Street hasn’t had its #MeToo moment yet: Women in finance have been grabbed, humiliated, and propositioned but have kept quiet because of the industry’s culture, 20 interviews show. Alissa Wilkinson on why Woody Allen hasn’t been toppled by the #MeToo reckoning. Yohana Desta on how actresses allegedly blacklisted by Harvey Weinstein are making big comebacks: Mira Sorvino, Annabella Sciorra, and Rose McGowan are all landing plum television gigs.

Are men accused of harassment being denied their due process or are the victims? You don’t need a daughter to want a better world. Why did Catherine Deneuve and other prominent Frenchwomen denounce #MeToo? Publicly, we say #MeToo — privately, we have misgivings. #MeToo is not a witch hunt: America has a rich history of moral panics — this isn’t one.

The “Shitty Media Men” list, explained: How the argument over an anonymous spreadsheet encapsulates the debates of the post-Weinstein era. What happened to the creator of the “Shitty Media Men” list shows why the list was needed: Moira Donegan made the list so women could speak without being harassed — now she faces harassment. The backlash to #MeToo is second-wave feminism.

Will America ever have a #MeToo-style reckoning for racism? “Our history puts the ‘what counts as racism’ bar so high”.

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