As the Syrian refugee crisis (and the crisis surrounded refugees from so many other countries) deepens, Md. Shahidul Haque, Bangladesh’s foreign secretary, has some suggestions: Stop looking at migration as a temporary, manageable thing. Think about global governance. Stop thinking of migrants as “workers,” and start thinking of them as people. Make bold migration policies.
Tag Archives: People
What people are wondering about Clinton and Trump:
Nearly 1 in 100 people are displaced
According to the Pew Research Center, 1 in 100 people around the world are displaced. That’s a record high.
The sea is rising, and this entire village voted to move
The people of Shishmaref, Alaska, are moving. Read (and listen to) this story.
We are judged by how we treat the people who need us
The state of Connecticut, in an effort to balance a budget, closed an office that provided sign language interpreters for people who are hard of hearing or deaf. I wrote about this for the Courant.