Global Climate Change and Its Impact Upon Migration and Sovereign States

The United States seen through fencing at the border of the U.S. and Tijuana, Mexico. A Border Patrol vehicle can be seen through the chain-link fence. Photo by Robert Stribley.
The United States seen through fencing at the border of the U.S. and Tijuana, Mexico. A Border Patrol vehicle can be seen through the chain-link fence. Photo by Robert Stribley.
U.S. Border Patrol vehicle seen through fencing at the border of the U.S. and Tijuana, Mexico. Photo by Robert Stribley.

“Among migrants, homo sapiens is king.” — Sonia Shah, The Next Great Migration

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Venmo’s default payment options may have made the Florida Representative’s shady private life public data.

Photo of Florida Representative Matt Gaetz posing with Donald Trump for a selfie
Photo of Florida Representative Matt Gaetz posing with Donald Trump for a selfie
Matt Gaetz poses with Donald Trump for a selfie — Photo from Gaetz’s public Twitter profile


Critics of immigrants—particularly undocumented immigrants— point to their numbers in federal prisons. It’s meaningless as an indicator of immigrant crime rates.

Cover photo: Immigrant Make America Great — Photo by Nitisha Meena, Unsplash
Cover photo: Immigrant Make America Great — Photo by Nitisha Meena, Unsplash
Immigrant Make America Great — Original photo by Nitisha Meena, Unsplash


We’ll never know if Joan of Arc was a transgender man but she was ultimately executed (via Catholic doctrine) for refusing to adhere to the gender binary. — 1903 engraving by Albert Lynch, Figaro Illustre, Public Domain


Greg Abbott Reaches for Donald Trump’s Playbook to Villainize Immigrants

Caricature of Texas Governor Greg Abbott by DonkeyHotey, Flickr, Creative Commons License


Remembering the last few days of normalcy and the moment we realized the pandemic was about to hit

Lulu Garcia-Navarro’s tweet asking people to remember #TheMoment
Lulu Garcia-Navarro’s tweet asking people to remember #TheMoment


Without Exception, the Best-Known “Free Speech” Platforms Ban Users and Their Content, Too

Washington Crossing the Delaware by Emanuel Leutze —Image from The Met, public domain


Donald Trump Mastered DARVO, the Strategy of Abusers. We’re Still Suffering the Consequences.

President Garrison (who looks like Donald Trump) explains DARVO — Screen capture from an episode of South Park
President Garrison (who looks like Donald Trump) explains DARVO — Screen capture from an episode of South Park
The President explains DARVO — Screen capture from an episode of South Park


Principled deplatforming works. We just need to agree on the principles.

Donald Trump (Detail) — Photo by Thomas Hawk (Creative Commons)


Better design can defend us against online attacks

Photo by Jan Vašek, Unsplash

Robert A Stribley

Writer. Photographer. Interests: immigration, privacy, security, human rights, design. UX: Publicis Sapient. Teach: SVA. Student: NYU’s Global Affairs program.

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