In her new book, “We Built The Wall,” author Eileen Truax unravels how the United States’ economic and political interests stirred the violent conditions immigrants flee from and the policies that shut them out.
In her new documentary, “The Feeling of Being Watched,” journalist Assia Boundaoui sought to find evidence for the paranoia she felt growing up in her Arab-American hometown. She ended up uncovering one of the largest counterterrorism investigations in United States history.
“Acting with great principle in this time is not just a matter of moral high ground but also a matter of personal safety,” says surveillance reform expert Malkia Cyril. “What we need to not do is be paranoid. What overcomes paranoia is principles.”
In response to President Trump toying with the idea of a Muslim registry, Bay Area groups pushed for the ordinance to block city from creating or implementing a a database based on religion, national origin or ethnicity.