refugees

A Refugee Team Will Compete At The 2016 Summer Olympics For The First Time Ever

They’ve made it all that way and have been training for the Olympics, which are two huge things that the vast majority of people never achieve.

Kelly Kanayama |

A Village Of Heartless Bastards In Switzerland Paid Nearly $300,000 To Not Take Refugees

Geopolitical Would You Rather: pay shitloads of money or extend basic humanity to a handful of people fleeing war-torn countries?

Kelly Kanayama |

CNN Suspends Correspondent For “Editorializing” By Expressing Sympathy Towards Syrian Refugees

But but but what about Don Lemon, who editorializes by saying something dumb as fuck every time he opens his mouth?

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Couple Downsizes Big Wedding To Sponsor Syrian Refugees

The idea came to them in September, when Samantha Jackson and Farzin Yousefian saw the tragic photo of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi’s lifeless body washed ashore after he and his family…

Newser |

Just Look At This Asshole: Ben Carson Compares Syrian Refugees To Rabid Dogs

Ben Carson is both mean and stupid.

Robyn Pennacchia |

What Does It Take To Gain Refugee Status In America?

Spoiler alert: It’s not easy.

Robyn Pennacchia |

Watch The Video For “Refugees In,” Pussy Riot’s Haunting New Anthem And Call To Arms

No strangers to political controversy, Pussy Riot continues to use their musical platform for relevant and often brutally honest discourse, this time honing in on Europe’s stringent migration policies.

Bronwyn Isaac |

Friendly Reminder: “Homegrown” Terrorists Have Killed Far More Americans Than “Muslim Extremists” Since 9/11

Hi! How are you doing this Wednesday morning? Get a good night’s rest? Watch a little news this morning? In which perhaps some people were debating whether or not we…

Robyn Pennacchia |

Nobel Winner, Malala Yousafzai Opens Up School For Syrian Refugees On 18th Birthday

Malala Yousafzai is the youngest winner ever of the Nobel Peace Prize. She also got shot in the face by the Taliban and has written a book. And she is…

Katrin Higher |

Child Abuse Charges For Phoenix Family Who Abandoned Their 8-Year-Old Girl After Rape

Finally, some good news to come out of this sad story: Phoenix police will pursue felony child abuse charges for the parents, Liberian refugees, who abandoned their eight-year-old daughter in…

Jessica Wakeman |

8-Year-Old Raped By Boys Who Aren’t Even 15 Yet

This is a sad story. If you are looking for something uplifting to start your weekend, stop reading right now.

Police in Phoenix, AZ, went out to investigate reports…

Catherine Strawn |