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Studies have repeatedly shown immigrants are one of the most entrepreneurial segments in the world. Unshackled Ventures is wise to that fact, as their specialty is investing in and supporting immigrant founders. Their newsletter highlights the great promise and breadth of ingenuity among immigrant-led companies. It's an inspiration.
Miles tackles intractable socio-political issues of Latin America with compassion and sensitivity. Gone Native is a lived documentary, embracing the idiosyncrasies of a culture while gently pointing out its ills, not out of judgment but from a place of hope. It's also worth listening to his posts, as even the timbre of his voice suggests reverence, not unlike an earnest NPR host.
Austin Kocher is a sorely needed voice of reason in the conversation about U.S. immigration. His approach is both evidence-based and compassionate. His motivation is manifest through his writing: shine a light on a byzantine system that operates largely outside of view.
This is the definitive guide to the hotbed of innovation that is Latin America. Using data and context-providing visualizations, Latinometrics teases out broader market trends while highlighting insightful case studies and compelling innovators.
Immigrant Strong is an invaluable compendium of writing by and about immigrants. The immigrant experience, in its illimitable variety, is well-represented here through essays and books, deftly contextualized and curated by Vesna.
Contemplative video essays and love letters to favorite films, "Indulging a Second Look" is at times a gentle meditation and other times a brooding investigation. Portraits of the near transport viewers and readers far away. "Indulging a Second Look" is existential, full of wonder, and earnest.
Writerland takes inventory of the writerverse with compassion and thoughtfulness. While reading its articles, you get the sense that the publication's writers are rooting for you, the reader and presumed fellow writer. There's no posturing, no inflated claims — just earnest meditation that forms a helping hand.
Little Things is a remix of the literary salon. An antidote to creative loneliness. A therapy session. Cocktails with a friend. Ali shares tips and insights with optimism and humor. If you're a writer looking for community, this is a great place to start.