Michelle Chen


Michelle Chen is editor of CultureStrike Magazine.

Across Two Continents, the Myth of Border Security

Refugees Adrift Between Strange Shores
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Around the world, the US has established the high water mark for border policing. Just ask the authorities on the Turkish Syrian border:

The governor of Kilis, Suleyman Tapsiz, points out Turkey has also been under pressure from the United States and others to tighten the border, and stop jihadists getting into Syria.

A Stage of the Journey

Border crossers in Calais Blaze a Path through Art
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Today, European ministers are wrangling over arcane international accords somewhere in Brussels, trying to pull the United Kingdom back to the EU’s dysfunctional “family of nations.” Meanwhile, just across the English channel, another family of nations is struggling to hold itself together as European governments--whose modern existence was shaped by a refugee crisis of an earlier era--seek to push the new migrants out of sight and out of mind.

Where Injustice Rolls

The Refugees of Flint's Water Crisis
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After being slowly poisoned by their government, the people of Flint, Michigan are finally getting some relief. But like the water itself, the crisis is spreading steadily and converging with an environmental crisis of global proportions.

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