Fall 2019

Table of Contents

The slogan “immigrant rights are workers rights” is not mere rhetoric. The defense of migrants and refugees, the vast majority of whom are poor workers, is pivotal to the struggle of the entire global working class.
U.S.-born women workers have effectively gone on a birth strike, and that's freaking out an establishment fighting with itself over immigration policy and reproductive freedom.
Support for open borders not simply the only morally defensible position. It also opens up an alternate strategy to building workers’ power.
A century ago, the U.S.’s open border policy was a lifeline to persecuted European Jews. Open borders have saved lives before and can again.
Democratic socialists must defend the universal human right to migrate - and the right to stay home.
Immigrants should come to the U.S. voluntarily - not because they've been forced to by conditions our government bears a responsibility for creating in the first place.
Despite relative improvements, refugees continue to flee Central America for the U.S. Faced with widespread poverty and violence, migrants see no real choice but to make the long and dangerous journey north.
Here are stories of students and farmers, priests and protesters - stories of a modern exodus and a struggle for freedom.
What would a focus on transnational solidarity in general, and solidarity with the Palestinian cause in particular, offer to left politics in the U.S.?
Turkey helps us understand the importance of ideology, belief systems, and values in understanding the role of migration in global political economy.