Stories about North America from June, 2017
Remembering Native American Civil Rights Pioneer, Lehman Brightman
Brightman was a key figure in many important acts of Native American resistance, including the takeover of Alcatraz Island and the occupation of Mount Rushmore.
What Next for US-Australian Relations After Malcolm Turnbull Mocks ‘The Donald'?
Audio of Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull mimicking US President Donald Trump in a stand-up at Canberra's midwinter ball has been leaked by political journalist Laurie Oakes.
A Cuban Writes to Donald Trump
"What kind of global power believes that allowing its people to travel to an island with 11 million inhabitants and a president named Castro could enrich only that government?"
A Physicist Who Always Dreamed of Working in the US Says It’s No Longer the ‘Global Center of Science’
His family zigzagged the globe in pursuit, and defense, of science. Now, he's worried about the future of science in the US.
With the Ebola Outbreak Over, the US Wants a Group of West African Immigrants to Go Home
They were in the US legally due to a statute offered to people from countries in crisis. Now, their crisis is deemed over, but it's not easy to return home.
Trans Women Fleeing Central America Find Hope and Hardship Further North
"I was attacked in Mexico City and that’s why I decided to keep moving. I feel more welcome in Tijuana. Staying busy helps me forget about things."
A Storytelling Initiative Aims to Preserve Urban Linguistic Diversity
"What is it like to speak to an audience that is not understanding your language?"
‘Financing Venezuelan Narcos the Goldman Sachs Way’
"Once you understand who they purchased the bonds from, you might think you are watching a new Netflix crossover of Narcos and The Big Short," says entrepreneur Juan Bermudez.
The Muslims You Cannot See
"Islamophobia in its ugliest forms attacks our belonging. It attacks our identity, which is so vast, varied, and intersectional that it cannot possibly fit into a box."