borders

There Are Olympians Without Countries--And Millions of Regular People, Too

Who were those “independent” Olympic athletes at the opening ceremonies? They’re stateless, and they reveal just how capricious borders can be.

How the Global "Gray Wave" Crashes Through Closed Borders

Global Justice columnist Michelle Chen says it’ll drown us all if we don’t realize how closely linked we are.

High-tech Border Fence Boondoggle Doesn't Pay

Remember that superduper high-tech border fence that lawmakers were gunning for a few years ago, the one that was going to turn the U.S.-Mexico boundary into a wonderland of militaristic gadgetry? A government audit unearthed the long-dormant multibillion-dollar project to determine whether it’s a worthy investment.