The average annual per capita GDP of the countries that have built walls or fences at their borders since the fall of the Berlin Wall is $14,067; the average for the countries on the other side of these barriers is $2,801. Here Reece Jones answers the question: what’s a border wall really for?
Yes, Trump’s invocation of The Wall is actually the invocation of a physical manifestation of US racism and xenophobia, but hang on…
What do we do when locality is no longer an independent variable by which to analyse or shape the world we inhabit? In this extract from Diasporas Gerd Baumann re-examines the notion of community and of national and cultural identity.
Natasha King looks at what the global border regime produces and introduces the No Borders movement and her new book of the same name.
How do we resist the border, in a current reality where borders proliferate? And are we really pointing to a possible future world free of borders?
How should we understand the role of non-state agencies, quangos like Frontex, or corporations like Sodexho, in the border regime? And what about the intersection of migration with capitalism and global labour, or with racism?
Are we at a cross-roads? World-leading international lawyer Richard Falk explains the very real shift in global power we are witnessing right this moment.
Imogen Tyler outlines the horrifying nature of the racist British border regime, and the politics of abjection that allows this state of affairs to continue
The nation-state is in crisis, neoliberalism is in crisis, so what will be the fate of mulitculturalism? Journalist Gary Younge has the answer.
Benjamin Zephaniah outlines the harsh realities of learning to deal with both the cops and the fascist street gangs that plagued British cities in the ’70s and ’80s
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In this extract from The New War on the Poor, John Gledhill looks at the practice of securitisation and traffiking in poor districts of Latin American cities