Bhatti and Fountain: Our friend, detained

January 21, 2010
As Itamar Mann noted in the News earlier this week (“Danger in detention,” Jan. 19), Jared Malsin arrived at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv with his girlfriend, Faith Rowold, on Jan. 12. He spent the next eight days there. Though the two were merely arriving home from vacation in the Czech Republic, Jared and »

University might hold Halliburton

April 5, 2004
Throughout my four years at Yale, activists have repeatedly called on the university to disclose its investments portfolio, and they have been met with the same response every time: Yale’s portfolio is like a trade secret, and if Yale discloses all of its investments, their value will plummet because everyone will try to copy them. »

When the poor, huddled masses get deported

October 1, 2003
I spent this summer working with the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights to organize Muslim immigrants in the Chicagoland area. I came across scores of immigration horror stories, but the one that touched me the most was that of a woman named Aleena and her husband Asim. Aleena is an American citizen. She »