Tag Archives: immigrant children separation

Strangers Are Guides from Beyond

Rather than fear strangers, Rumi says we should welcome them in.

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Mann on Nationalists’ Faustian Bargain

Thomas Mann’s “Doctor Faustus” shows what could happen in the U.S. if we continue to close our hearts to immigrants.

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Trump’s Faustian Bargain: Stop Caring

The bargain of Goethe’s Faust includes not caring about others. Trumpists are entering into that bargain with Trump’s child separation policy.

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Trump Policy Is Oliver Twist Redux

Dickens would have a field day with the Trump administration’s decision to separate children from their families.

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Dante’s Place for GOP “Moderates”

Dante has a place in inferno for people like current Republicans “moderates” who talk a good game but refuse to stand up to Trump.

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The GOP and Trump’s Modest Proposals

The practice of separating immigrant children from their asylum-seeking parents is reminiscent of the Modest Proposer’s solution.

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