The Sum of Our Fears

By Stephen Dau Abdul and his cousin, Raheem, sit in a bar in the Gare du Nord in Brussels, sipping …

The Holdouts

By Stephen Dau The refugee camp in the center of Brussels is nearly gone. The police have formed a cordon …

Neither a Beggar nor a Borrower

By Stephen Dau Ali sits in a tent with his brother-in-law, who we’ll call Ahmed, scrolling through photos on his …

Politics as Usual

By Stephen Dau Working for an NGO is a little bit like running for elected office: no matter what high-minded …

Simon Says

By Stephen Dau This is the fourth in a series of “letters” on the ongoing refugee crisis in Europe. He does …

Rumor & Fact

By Stephen Dau This is the third in a series of “letters” on the ongoing refugee crisis in Europe. Wooden shipping pallets …

Blurred Lines

By Stephen Dau This is the second in a series of “letters” on the ongoing refugee crisis in Europe. It’s Sunday …