Kathleen Stone

About Kathleen Stone

I am currently a student at Bates College studying sociology and education.

Department Of Homeland Ends Temporary Protection Status For Nicaraguans

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a statement Monday, November 6 that the Trump administration would not be renewing the Temporary Protection Status for Nicaraguans— those displaced by the 1999 Hurricane Mitch. After the hurricane, the United States offered Temporary Protection Status (TPS) to 2,500 Nicaraguans and 57,000 Hondurans. […]

No Charges For Michel Temer

On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017, the Brazilian congress voted not to pursue corruption charges against President Michel Temer. The president and his supporters expected the results; over half of congress voted against going to trial and the President reached his required third of congress support in two hours. During the […]

Hate Crimes Against Migrants And Refugees Increase In Greece

Members of anti-racist activist groups in Greece are scheduling protests after the latest hate crime in their community. On Saturday, October 7th, 2017, two migrant workers from Pakistan, Vakas Hussein and Ashfak Mahmoud were attacked by a group of men. The attack occurred in a field in Aspropyros, near the […]

Trump Provides Mixed Messages On Paris Climate Agreement

Within a twenty-four hour period, the Trump administration relied inconsistent messages with the world on the United States position on the Paris Climate Agreement. On Sunday, September 17th, the United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, implied that President Donald Trump was considering not leaving the Paris Climate Agreement as […]