Netflix has a new docuseries, Immigration Nation, which premiered Monday, August 3. Filmmakers Shaul Schwarz and Christina Clusiau were embedded with immigration officers, and the series allows viewers to peer into the secretive agencies waging the war on immigrants.
August 6th and 9th will mark the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Since this initial use of nuclear weapons, their production and testing on the part of the USA and eight other countries continues to harm the health, environment and cultures of communities around the world.
The recent news that St. John’s was among the 20 schools being closed by the Archdiocese of New York came as a shock to many, including numerous RJM who had been students, teachers or administrators. Archdiocesan officials cited the impact of the current pandemic as the immediate cause of the decision to close, saying that the health concerns and unemployment consequent upon Covid-19 have led to a low rate of re-registration.