The Geography of Injustice: Borders and the Continuing Immiseration of California Agricultural Labor in Era of “Free Trade”

By: Don M. Mitchell


Why is it that when the reigning ideology governing the expansion of “free trade” is anti-regulatory”, all agree that the movement of people, or rather laborers, must be carefully regulated? Indeed, why are borders strengthened for people just as states of the Western Hemisphere embark on a thorough reconfiguration, and even a dismantling, or borders for capital and goods.

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