This Post Originally Appeared on the Africa at LSE Blog The story of Africa is a story of migration. From the earliest movement of humankind out of the Rift Valley, through the great trading caravans of the… Read More
If you’ve not got time to read about migration, how about listening to this instead? On this BBC Radio 4 podcast, first broadcast 29 July 2015, I talk about what it means when citizenship itself is for sale…. Read More
When it comes to inequality, birthplace is destiny. In 2012, researchers at the World Bank determined that no less than 50% of our lifetime income is determined by the country we live in — which, for 97% of us, is also the country we were born in. It’s a citizenship lottery – and those of us lucky enough to be born in wealthy states are automatic winners.