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Michael Flynn

Trip:
Fellows Spring 2002
Affiliation:
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Country:
Guatemala
Year:
2002

Michael Flynn is a writer based in Geneva, Switzerland. A former associate editor of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Flynn has helped launch several foreign policy and international affairs research programs, including the Geneva-based Global Detention Project (http://www.globaldetentionproject.org) and the Political Research Associates' Right Web program (http://rightweb.irc-online.org). Flynn's work has been supported by the International Reporting Project, the Fund for Investigative Journalism, and the Geneva International Academic Network. His articles have been published by the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, the Inter Press Service, Asia Times, and Mexico's Reforma, among other media outlets. He holds a bachelor's in philosophy from DePaul University and a master's in international relations from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.

Stories

  • U.S. Immigration Policy: The Double Standard

    On Oct. 29, the nation watched as 200 desperate Haitian migrants frantically fled police after jumping off a boat that had ferried them across the Caribbean to the Florida coast. News cameras captured the...

  • ¿Dónde Está La Frontera?

    Spring 2002 IRP Fellow Michael Flynn (right) with Anastasio Chop Garcia and Pascual Ortiz, two returned refugees from Xaman, Guatemala. In the early morning of December 3, 2001, Kanu Okany Patel, a 35-year-old undocumented migrant...

  • U.S. Immigration Policy: The Double Standard

    Chicago Tribune, December 1, 2002 On Oct. 29, the nation watched as 200 desperate Haitian migrants frantically fled police after jumping off a boat that had ferried them across the Caribbean to the Florida coast. News...

  • Is this peace?

    During Guatemala's 36-year civil war, more than a million people were driven from their homes. This spring, I visited the country to see how, six years after the signing of "a firm...

  • Searching for safe haven: Introduction to the Bulletin’s Special Issue on refugees

    You'll find their names on page two of every issue of the Bulletin: Albert Einstein, Hans Bethe, Rudolf Peierls, Leo Szilard, Victor Weisskopf, and James Franck. Besides having served on the Bulletin's...

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