Tag: Migration

  • Episode 71 — Cosmopolitan Solidarity

    Episode 71 — Cosmopolitan Solidarity

    To live in the age of precarity is a tolling, everyday struggle. It erodes one’s strength to carry on, live another day, and keep the hope for a modicum of prosperity due to come in some vague future. And when things get unbearably harsh, when the hegemony of neoliberalism has individualised the problems and told…

  • Episode 65 – Book Review Roundtable: Migrants and Machine Politics

    Episode 65 – Book Review Roundtable: Migrants and Machine Politics

    As the Global South rapidly urbanizes, millions of people have migrated from the countryside to urban slums, which now house one billion people worldwide. The transformative potential of urbanization hinges on whether and how poor migrants are integrated into city politics. Popular and scholarly accounts paint migrant slums as exhausted by dispossession, subdued by local…