New article in The Conversation on COVID-19 and Opening Borders

Our first collaborative piece is out!

We write about how the rush to re-open borders for the sake of the “economy” is putting precarious workers’ lives in danger in Canada and the Caribbean. We address how nation-state borders operate hand-in-hand with borders created between humans – those who are protected, and those whose lives are expendable – in racialized, classed, and gendered ways that naturalize inequality. We ultimately argue that we need to re-think the privileging of ‘the economy’ and think, instead, from the lives of those most precarious.

Check it out here:

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