Russia’s ban and the real issues facing adoption today

The Russian adoption ban and the U.S. Magnitsky Act offer all the absurdity of the Cold War, with less geopolitically at stake. Both sides are claiming the other is cruel to children, and neither is making much sense. There are real issues to talk about related to the care of children…

Laura Briggs, co-editor of International Adoption: Global Inequalities and the Circulation of Childrentakes on the Russian adoption ban.