History Talk, the history podcast from Origins: Current Events in Historical Perspective
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Smart conversations about today’s most interesting topics - a history podcast for everyone, produced by Origins from Ohio State's Department of History.Read more »
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Honduras, TPS, and U.S. Policy
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The Trump administration has taken a hardline on immigration. News from the U.S. border that asylum seekers are being turned away, that parents are being separated from their children, and the termination of Temporary Protected Status for 57,000 Hondurans currently living in the U.S. has drawn widespread public attention. But why are people fleeing? What is life like in their home countries? And what role does the U.S. play in creating the conditions that spur migration? On this episode of History Talk, we zero in on Honduras, as hosts Brenna Miller and Jessica Viñas-Nelson speak with two experts, Professors Dana Frank and Katherine Borland, to learn why so many Hondurans are seeking refuge in the U.S., the political, economic, and social challenges faced by people living in Honduras, and the dynamics of migration and U.S. foreign policy at the heart of today's debates.
Dr. Dana Frank - Professor in the History Department at the University of California Santa Cruz, and expert in Modern Honduran History and Contemporary Honduras and U.S. Policy in Latin America.
Dr. Katherine Borland: Professor at The Ohio State University and director of the Center for Folklore Studies, specializing in ordinary life and activism and solidarity in Honduras and Latin America.Read more »
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Dec 12, 2017
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Guests usually do a great job providing historical context behind current political and social issues.
Date published: 2016-09-28