Isabel Macdonald is a freelance journalist and media scholar whose writing on media and politics has appeared in The Guardian, The Nation, Extra, HuffPost, AlterNet, Z Magazine, the Toronto Star, and the Montreal Gazette. She was formerly communications director at Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting and has appeared on outlets ranging from CNN to Fox News. She has an M.A. from York University (Toronto) and a Ph.D. from Concordia University (Montreal).
The Coronavirus CrisisHow Trump’s Deportation Flights Are Putting Latin America and the Caribbean at Risk
The U.S. has forged ahead with deportations amid the pandemic, creating a petri dish for the virus in crowded ICE facilities and then exporting it overseas.
The Coronavirus Crisis“Irresponsible and Dangerous”: U.S. Deports Haitians Despite Coronavirus Risks
Public health experts fear that an outbreak of Covid-19 could have particularly deadly consequences for the impoverished island nation.
The War on ImmigrantsSeeking to Deport Haitians, the Trump Administration Is Counting Deaths in Displacement Camps as “Progress”
The government’s case for ending Haitians’ Temporary Protected Status relies on statistics that erase evidence of persistent suffering and even death.