government

Culture

An argument for (more) open borders

Who we are is less about what we say, than about what we do — who we include and exclude, who we tolerate. Chandran Kukathas, head of government at the London School of Economics, argues in the wake of anti-immigrant sentiments in the United States and Europe, these "free" societies could and should do better about walking the talk.

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Lifestyle

How a two-and-a-half block walk threatens to tear a family apart

Danielle and Alexander Meitive of Silver Spring, Maryland, think their kids should be allowed to play in their neighborhood without being constantly watched. But the state of Maryland disagrees, and has threatened to take their children away — a threat that may be far more damaging than just the risks of playing alone.

Justice

'Detained because my name was Gonzalez'

What does it take for local law enforcement to detain people at the request of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement? This anti-Trump protester was held overnight after she asked for an attorney before speaking to immigration agents.