Numi’s highest profits may come from jailed migrants. As Paul Wright, executive director of the Human Rights Defense Center, points out, “Large numbers of [jailed] people are deported to countries where they aren’t able to use the inmate debit cards.” The balance on these uncashed cards would be absorbed by Numi and the issuing bank through maintenance fees. Continue reading The Nation: “The financial firm that cornered the market on jails”→
For over 14 hours, the sun will beat down on Southern Arizona. In the midst of a heat wave, temperatures exceed 115°. All the while, migrants are walking through the desert borderlands, seeking safety and refuge.
With the spring equinox (March 21), we celebrate equal amounts of day and night over the earth. In native cultures, the triumph of the sun over winter means life held in the earth reappears and is renewed. Continue reading Spring appeal→