This article was originally posted in the COMPAS Coronavirus and Mobility Forum. Last week I received a call from a retired health worker in London, originally from Colombia whom I interviewed earlier for my research. He asked me how I was doing and how my family were in … [Read more...] about Between (Im)mobility and Resistance: ‘Low-Skilled’ Migrants in the Pandemic
The past few days, journalists and scholars have highlighted how racial minorities are being the most affected by COVID-19. in the UK and elsewhere. Today's quote by critical race theory scholar Eduardo Bonilla Silva it to remind that this is no coincidence. … [Read more...] about Eduardo Bonilla Silva on today’s racism
I grew up in a small town in Lombardy. In history classes I remember being told that Italy was never a colonial power. The specific narrative was that: ‘Italy did try to become a colonial power but was never as successful as other European states’. My history book reinforced … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: A (missed) chance to rethink racism?
- As the global pandemic is forcing us to recognize how not everybody has access to healthcare and how certain groups are more at risk than others, here's a quote by Martin Luther King that reminds us to understand health in relation to (in)equality. … [Read more...] about Martin Luther King on Health & Inequality
- Just because we are talking about drones and surveillance these days...here, our beloved Foucault on Surveillance. … [Read more...] about Foucault on Surveillance