Gabriel Thompson

Gabriel Thompson

How the Right Made Racism Sound Fair--and Changed Immigration Politics

How the Right Made Racism Sound Fair—and Changed Immigration Politics

by Gabriel Thompson on September 13 2011, 9:33AM

GOP strategists have won the messaging war—and Democrats have conceded defeat. Gabriel Thompson tells the long, sad story of D.C.’s immigrant-bashing rhetoric.

Topics: Immigration

The Alabama Town Most Changed (and Saved) by Immigration

The Alabama Town Most Changed (and Saved) by Immigration

by Gabriel Thompson on August 25 2011, 9:06AM

From a distance—the perspective from which immigration is too often discussed—this small town seems like an apt illustration of why Alabama should crack down on immigrants. Up close, it’s clear immigration is actually saving Russellville.

Topics: Alabama Immigration, Dispatches, Immigration

Unequal Protection

by Gabriel Thompson on November 2 2007, 12:00PM

Even with the change in administration and a drop in crime, the number of people killed each year by the NYPD remains steady.

Topics: Criminal Justice

The Next Frontier for Economic Justice

by Gabriel Thompson on March 21 2006, 12:00PM

With remittances to Mexico becoming a big business, immigrants begin to take a hard look at the companies that profit.