Gabriel Thompson

How the Right Made Racism Sound Fair--and Changed Immigration Politics

GOP strategists have won the messaging war–and Democrats have conceded defeat. Gabriel Thompson tells the long, sad story of D.C.’s immigrant-bashing rhetoric.

The Alabama Town Most Changed (and Saved) by Immigration

From a distance–the perspective from which immigration is too often discussed–this small town seems like an apt illustration of why Alabama should crack down on immigrants. Up close, it’s clear immigration is actually saving Russellville.

Unequal Protection

Even with the change in administration and a drop in crime, the number of people killed each year by the NYPD remains steady.

The Next Frontier for Economic Justice

With remittances to Mexico becoming a big business, immigrants begin to take a hard look at the companies that profit.