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Migrants Tag

In a major rethinking of African workers in Europe Faisal Garba argues that precarity is nothing new, and must be approached as a continuation of a longstanding process, the understanding of which cannot be limited to contemporary capitalism but to the very nature of capitalism. Capitalism as the global politico-economic order is responsible for the desperation that drives migration, and the impoverishment of working class people everywhere. The experiences of the Global South, Garba argues, are spreading across Europe....

In this blog Hannah Cross argues that we need to overcome the illusion that clandestine immigration is a choice - something to be liked or disliked, or that it is positive or negative, rather than an inevitable and sometimes tragic outcome of the predatory nature of the world economy. The promotion of counter-narratives, solidarity and defence of migrants goes to the heart of democratic struggle....