21 - "Day by Day They Cut Down One More Lifeline"

Beyond Soundbites

23-10-2020 • 39 min

In late 2019 and early 2020, the Trump administration’s actions were pushing migrant people in the US/Mexico borderlands into dangerous environments, while at the same time undercutting programs in the Northern Triangle that effectively address root causes of migration. This episode takes us to a “sending community” in Honduras and a “receiving community” in Mexico to hear from people fighting for the good of their neighbors in the volatile landscapes shaped by these policies. Their insights move us to ask, “What types of policies could we expect to see through and after Covid if the Trump administration continues four more years?”