(14) (PDF) Populism as Plebeian Politics: Inequality, Domination & Popular Empowerment | Camila Vergara – Academia.edu

One of the most challenging aspects of the mainstream definitions of populism is that they do not help us distinguish between populist and supremacist politics. This article critically engages with the latest rebranding of populism as an Sorgente: (14) (PDF) Populism as Plebeian Politics: Inequality, Domination & Popular Empowerment | Camila Vergara – Academia.edu

Qualcuno era comunista

Un precursore Gaber, vedeva già le prime falle. Dopo tutti questi anni i SENZA VOCE non hanno più nessun partito che porti avanti le istanze di lavoratori, di precari, di sfruttati dallo schiavismo. La disuguaglianza ha aumentato la sua forbice, in tutto il mondo, che ci si illuda che questo stato di cose possa andareContinua a leggere “Qualcuno era comunista”

Death and Migration: New article in International Migration Review — Postcards from …

In this article, newly published in International Migration Review, Simon McMahon and I unpack the relationship between migrant deaths and migration governance in the context of the so-called EU’s ‘migration crisis’. We argue that migrant deaths at sea have played a central role in shaping policy and public responses to Europe’s “crisis.” Yet relatively little […]Continua a leggere “Death and Migration: New article in International Migration Review — Postcards from …”

‘Trasportiamo Morti Dalla Mattina Alla Sera’ – The New York Times

It’s our monster and we better civilise it! DiEM25

A short spot explaining what DiEM25 is about. Starring Mario Draghi, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, and… Frankenstein’s monster. We’re the Democracy In Europe Movement — a broad alliance of democrats from across national borders and political party lines. Our goal is to democratise Europe, stop its disintegration, end the Great Deflation, and stem the march of bigotry,Continua a leggere “It’s our monster and we better civilise it! DiEM25”

From radar systems to rickety boats: Borderline ethnography in Europe’s ‘illegality industry’

Abstract: This paper is concerned with the problems and possibilities that mobility poses for social scientific research, as seen through the lens of my own work on irregular migration from West Africa towards southern Spain. I begin with two contrasting vignettes from Europe’s borders that illustrate the paradoxical role of mobility in the continent’s escalatingContinua a leggere “From radar systems to rickety boats: Borderline ethnography in Europe’s ‘illegality industry’”