Latest Stories Tagged: Global Politics

Conflict & Justice

Borders, belonging, identity, immigration and refugees in Ireland and Germany

Trace your family tree back far enough, and you'll likely find an immigrant or a refugee. Even seemingly homogenous populations, like Ireland's, have had plenty of them over time, coming in and going out. Germany is now integrating almost a million refugees who have come in over the past year. In the face of such changes, how do people in each country consider, expand or defend their identities?


Clinton's complicated history in Haiti has some voters saying, why vote at all?

During Wednesday night's presidential debate, Republican nominee Donald Trump referenced his trip to Miami's Little Haiti neighborhood, likening the city to the Caribbean country, saying that people there "hate the Clintons because what's happened in Haiti with the Clinton Foundation." Clinton defended the foundation's work, comparing its accomplishments to those of the Trump Foundation's. It underscored the complicated feelings about Clinton among Haitian-Americans.