Migrant Journal #2


July 2017 Surprise Unwrapped!

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Migrant Journal #2
Website: https://migrantjournal.com/

Migrant Journal is published and distributed independently by Migrant Journal Press, a dedicated company operating as a non-profit. The Journal ‘is a six-issue publication exploring the circulation of people, goods, information, even fauna and flora around the world and the transformative impact they have on space’.

ISSUE 2

Migrant Journal’s second issue is titled ‘Wired Capital’ – exploring the contradictions between restrictions imposed on the movement of people and the acceleration in the circulation of goods, services, money - in one word capital—boosted by free-trade spaces and mechanisms is reaching new levels of paradox and absurdity. The spaces and frictions this contradiction creates is the topic of second issue.

TEAM

Editors| Catarina de Almeida Brito; Justinien Tribillion
Co-Editors| Isabel Seiffert; Christoph Miler
Art Direction, Design and Photo Editing| Offshore Studio - Isabel Seiffert; Christoph Miler


OUR PICK

The issue begins with contributor DAMASO RANDULFE examining the Arctic circle’s complex migration pattern; followed by an interview with the programme manager at IOM, the United Nation’s migration agency, which visits a much controversial topic of labour migration.

From ‘iceberg houses’ in London designed for the ‘uber-wealthy,’ to the infrastructure of high-frequency trading, from Romanian agricultural workers travelling to Spain and Portugal every summer to pick strawberries while Portuguese workers harvest grapes in France, to globally-spread offshore accounts – the Journal is an in-depth investigation into the topic of capital migration.

Migrant Journal is a bold publication sharing some hard hitting facts that we all need to face up. We are extremely proud to have introduced this print to our readers.

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