In the wake of the nationwide rebellion ignited by the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota at the hands of police office Derek Chauvin and his three accomplices on the Minneapolis Police Department, the nation — and the world — have risen in outrage. As the nation enters its fourth week of the resulting […]
Endangered species and rural communities threatened by ongoing wall construction
Terror plagues asylum seekers, but defenders are fighting back.
One day in July 2017, Marianna Treviño-Wright was driving her car by the levee that crosses the private property of the National Butterfly Center. Then she saw something unsettling. Surrounded by the dense Texas thornscrub that grows on either side of the levee, she pulled over, got out of her car and confronted five government contractors […]
Garet Bleir has spent the last 100 days living out of a tent beside the Carrizo/Comecrudo Nation and allies in the Esto’k Gna’s villages near the U.S.-Mexico border. He is there investigating the humanitarian and environmental devastation caused by the border wall sweeping through South Texas. This story was made possible with a grant from […]