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Displaced Labor: Q&A with Faranak Miraftab

How does global capitalism affect workers and migrants? In what ways do global labor migrants alter the new communities they settle in? How do these workers navigate space and place…

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The Global Particular: Rachel Harvey

Framing the Global Fellow Rachel Harvey, a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Global Legal Transformation at Columbia Law School, recently discussed with us her project: “The Particular.” Previously, we spoke…

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Humanitarianism, Crisis & Charity: Michael Mascarenhas

This week we talk with Framing Fellow Michael Mascarenhas about his recently completed book project on humanitarianism, crises and charity. While the initial manuscript is complete, it is currently undergoing review…

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Win a copy of Bastards of Utopia!

This week you have another chance to win a copy of Maple Razsa’s fascinating new book —  “Bastards of Utopia: Living Radical Politics After Socialism.” The book explores the experiences and…

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The Rise of the Drones

This past summer the Department of Geography at Indiana University hosted a conference that investigated the intersection of geography, politics, and ethics of drone warfare. The three day event brought together…

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The Question Concerning Genocide

Cultural genocide — that’s what a Canadian commission ruled that country’s former practice of forcibly removing First Nations children from their family homes. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada…