James Goodman Wins National Award.

Over the last two years, writer James Goodman has written eighteen articles for The Progressive, including several feature-length pieces for the print magazine and shorter news dispatches for Progressive.org, mostly on the subject of immigration. His last magazine piece, in our December/January issue, was "The Sanctuary Strategy."

We are pleased to announce that Goodman, of Rochester, New York, has just been selected to receive the 2019 David Nyhan Prize for Political Journalism from the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School. The award, meant to honor his lifetime of journalism work, which also included thirty-four years as a reporter and editorial writer for Gannett newspapers, will be presented at a formal event in April.

"I have been struck by the determination of immigrants who, fleeing persecution, come to the United States with high hopes but end up in a Kafkaesque detention system, which has proved to be inhumane and intimidating," Goodman writes in response to his award. "Many have gone through so much but refuse to give up. They have maintained an inspirational dignity and steadfastness that has...

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