Enforcing border checkpoints during Hurricane Harvey could leave people in harm’s way

What does immigration enforcement have to do with natural disasters? Plenty. As the Federal Emergency Management Agency is telling people that the window for evacuating from #HurricaneHarvey is closing, the federal government says it plans to enforce immigration laws at checkpoints near the border. If it holds, that decision may cause harm in the Gulf…

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The Best Reads on Paris

The Trump administration has sown major confusion around the Paris Agreement — what it is, what it does, and what it has meant for the United States. Luckily, a lot of smart people are writing to correct the record, and to put both the climate accord and Trump’s withdrawal from it in perspective.

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