In a new afterword for her book The Death of Josseline: Immigration Stories from the Arizona-Mexico Borderlands, Margaret Regan talks about SB 1070 and the real human crisis facing Arizona.
19 posts from July 2010
Take a look at this week's updates in our Link Roundup.
Between 1880 and World War I, about 25 million Europeans immigrated to the United States. They did not have visas or passports. Aviva Chomsky debunks one of the stubbornest myths about immigration.
Danielle Ofri appreciated a pro-immigration this past Independence Day.
Steve Wilson (The Boys from Little Mexico) argues for the DREAM Act not only in the interest of the undocumented migrants, but also for the good of our country as a whole.
Some of this week's top Beacon author mentions.
The author of On the Courthouse Lawn says of Shirley Sherrod's speech that it "should be required listening for those who want to understand the arc of race and racism in America and the possibilities for redemption in this country."
Howard Bryant talks about the history of the Red Sox and how things have and haven't changed.
A compilation of our author's greatest achievements for the week.
Thoughts from the world of big media by the author of The Daddy Shift and editor of Are We Born Racist?
Most married same-sex couples think they have little in common with the hippie communes of the 1960's and 70's, but Nancy Polikoff looks at a Supreme Court decision that benefited both.
Two Beacon Press books are leading the voting for the Boston Globe's first citywide read program.
Today's post is from Fred Pearce, author of The Coming Population Crash and Our Planet's Surprising Future. Pearce is an environmental consultant at New Scientist and a weekly columnist and investigate journalist for the Guardian. This post originally appeared at...
A weekly review at some of Beacon's largest publicity hits this week.
Just because Elena Kagan is white didn't stop Republicans from injecting race into her Supreme Court confirmation hearings.
Roger Wilkins describes his personal experience with what it means to be American.
Margaret Regan describes the harsh realities of Independence Day on the Arizona-Mexico borderlands.
In anticipation of Independence Day, read a patriotic excerpt from Nancy Rubin Stuart's book The Muse of the Revolution.
Link Roundup: Take a look at how our authors have been celebrating and promoting their freedom this week.