Our Borders, Our Selves-A Talk I Recommend

I listened to this talk by Frances Stonor Saunders on the Open Source podcast featuring Chris Lydon. It is a piece of first rate communication with sophisticated insight, absent cliches. I disagree with the author’s pro-illegal immigration position, but her reflection on borders in intriguing.

One thing I did not know was that before the 1900s there virtually no border control anywhere. People essentially migrated to where they wanted to live. She explains how border control came to be and what it means about the kind of world we now live in.

I commend the talk to you.

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