The Global Detention Project has identified more than 2,000 detention centers worldwide. For corporate powers and global elites borders have been erased, but migrants fleeing violence and economic insecurity are faced with deportation or detainment in inhumane detention centers. Todd Miller responds to the crisis at the border and exposes the contradictions in the government justifying the use of concentration camps to detain migrants.
The United States is currently ground zero in the war against migrants and refugees waged by the global police state. Yet, it is also central to the resistance to that war. Yet, this resistance has so far been driven mainly by a moral outrage and appeals to social justice. In this essay, William I. Robinson offers 5 thesis to considerations necessary to put forward an analysis of the political and structural forces that drive the war against migrants and refugees.
Greenhouse effect, global warming, climate change, climate disruption. Think of the succession of words we’ve used to describe the gradual onset of catastrophe and you see at once how inadequate words can be.