From the Editors
December 18th is International Migrants Day, when in 1990 the U.N. General Assembly signed the Migrant Workers Convention, an agreement that establishes the rights of one of the most vulnerable global populations within a framework of human rights. The problem is the only countries that have actually ratified the convention are mostly countries in Global South, countries of origin for many migrants that experience the negative consequences of mass migration. Neither the ...Keep Reading »
Felicia Gustin is a long-time activist in international solidarity, peace, racial justice and labor movements. She is a writer (Turning the Tide:Challenging the Right on Campus (with Anuradha Mittal) and Crash Course: Reflections on the Film Crash for Critical Dialogues about Race, Power and Privilege (with Michael Benitez Jr.) and worked as a journalist for 10 years in Cuba.
"The most ironic aspect of the Hebrew University’s call for an oral history conference is that the campus stands on expropriated land... Given oral history’s tradition of advocacy for the displaced, these facts should give scholars contemplating participation in the oral history conference pause for thought."click | email | tweet