Julia Paley

Julia Paley is the associate editor of Foreign Policy In Focus.

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Storytelling of people’s experiences is especially useful: It shifts the discourse from one that identifies migrants as threats to one that sees migrants as fellow humans; it replaces racist rhetoric with empathy. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
The End of Asylum?
It was unforgettable. A little boy living in a refugee camp, essentially in exile. In a city known for kidnappings and murders, and in a shelter with inadequate resources and supplies. Most striking were the circumstances: The child was an American citizen, yet the shelter he resided in was located...
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Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Where the TPP Could Lose
After years of secret negotiations and silence in the media , the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) has risen to headline news. Now that Congress has voted to give President Obama “fast-track” trade promotion authority to push the deal through the House and Senate with limited debate and no...
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Friday, November 21, 2014
What “Free Trade” Has Done to Central America
With Republicans winning big in the midterm elections, the debate over so-called “free-trade” agreements could again take center stage in Washington. President Barack Obama has been angling for “fast-track” authority that would enable him to push the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP—a...
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