All Further Articles for 2019-10-31

Thursday, October 31, 2019
This Is About Human Beings
Amidst Russia, Ukraine, corruption et al, it's still the cruelty that sticks in our gut. A recent, wrenching Abrazos no Muros/Hugs Not Walls event at the border offered a grievous glimpse of it as families, often divided for years, waited hours for a sternly supervised, precisely timed, invariably weeping three-minute hug in a culvert in the Rio Grande. The action is "rooted in love, but also protest,” said organizers. “Walls don’t work. Walls only separate families.”
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