A Borderless World

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January 29, 2017

There are nearly 250 million migrants across the world right now. Some will be escaping war or oppression, others will be seeking out freedom or economic prosperity, but whatever the reason, the kind of life they're looking for lies across a border that's policed and restricted. What if it didn't have to be that way? This hour, we explore a world without borders.

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Artist and activist Molly Crabapple believes borders are soon becoming a thing of the past.

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4:10
open borders
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There's a concept that's gaining ground among some economists and the idea's simple -- let anyone who isn't a criminal live and work in a

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6:52
connected world
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What would a world without national borders look like?

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11:18
Immigrants on Ellis Island
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The story of immigration is inseparable from America's history, and usually, it's told as a tale of struggle and ultimate success.

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10:50
Tetris
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There are currently 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the US. Jose Angel N is one example.

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7:04
Sunjeev Sahota
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In "The Year of the Runaways", British novelist Sunjeev Sahota tells the story of three recent immigrants to the UK, and with deft precis

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10:49
Show Details 📻
Airdates
January 29, 2017
May 01, 2016
Guests: 

Bryan Caplan

Economist

Parag Khanna

Global Strategist

Tara Zahra

Historian

Jose Angel N

Graduate Student

Sunjeev Sahota

Novelist
Last modified: 
May 16, 2018