7 Examples of Slower-Impact Humanitarian Crises

7 Examples of Slower-Impact Humanitarian Crises

“Humanitarian crisis” normally – and rightly – describes emergency situations where the well-being of people is in danger to a level that overwhelms their ability to respond. Currently, the influx of unaccompanied minors at the U.S.-Mexico border has earned the label,...
Not-So-Great Expectations, but Hopefulness

Not-So-Great Expectations, but Hopefulness

Some journalists with The Atlantic were queried about their expectations for this unfolding and uncertain year. Specifically, they were asked to identify issues they will likely explore more fully in the months ahead. Staff writer Anne Applebaum is pondering the need...
One Way to End Immigration Reform Impasse

One Way to End Immigration Reform Impasse

The parable of the starfish tells the story of a young boy throwing starfish back into the ocean. If they remain beached after washing ashore, they will die. When a passerby tells the boy that he can’t really make a difference because there’s too many to help, the boy...