Tim Wilkins

Tim Wilkins is a journalist, formerly with Bloomberg News and NPR, who edits People's Action's national daily newsletter, Progressive Breakfast, and blog, OurFuture.org. People's Action is a national network of grassroots groups dedicated to multiracial and economic justice, putting people and planet first.

Articles by this author

Friday, June 22, 2018
Here's the Story of How I Met Detained Minors on My Flight From Texas
I first saw them sitting as a group in Terminal B at Dallas International Airport. Clean-cut young teens in matching sweatsuits – must be a volleyball team from a private middle school, I thought. They looked weary, but so was I – we’d just found out that our American Airlines flight wouldn’t leave...
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Leah with Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX). (Photo : Tim Wilkins / PA / cc) Views
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Children Say NO! to Family Separations by ICE
Every child understands the pain losing one’s loved ones – even for a moment – can cause. So children have plenty to say about the U.S. government’s separation of thousands of migrant families, with no promise to parents or children they’ll ever see each other again. “My message to these children,...
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