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  • Judi Lynn (4060 posts)
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    No Place Like Home

    March 9, 2017, 10:00 am
    No Place Like Home
    By Jason Novak

     

     

    Illustrations depicting the lives of children living in Honduras, which has one of the highest murder rates in the world. Thousands of young Honduran refugees have fled the country’s chronic poverty and violence for the United States and Mexico, where they are often turned away. According to Amnesty International, the number of asylum applications filed worldwide by Hondurans in 2015 was 16,473, a 700 percent increase from 2011.

     

    More:

    http://harpers.org/blog/2017/03/no-place-like-home/

    Haikugal, N2Doc, PADemD and 2 othersEnthusiast, Ichingcarpenter like this

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  • Enthusiast (6073 posts)
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    1. Maybe if the CIA would stop mucking about in Honduras

    it would become a decent place to live, a place people wouldn’t want to flee.

    "The NSA’s capability at any time could be turned around on the American people, and no American would have any privacy left, such is the capability to monitor everything. There would be no place to hide."  Frank Church
    • Judi Lynn (4060 posts)
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      2. Exactly! They want to keep the people as a ultra-cheap labor force

      for US sweatshops, etc.