On an opinion piece for Journal Sentinel Online, Global Voices contributor Jamie Stark, wonders “What kind of parent would pay $10,000 for a stranger to bring a child 1,400 miles through gangland and hostile border crossings? A good parent, perhaps.”.
Our entire economy is about to change. There’s a great Planet Money podcast about what Alibaba does/is you should all listen to. When economists talk about “creative destruction,” this is the kind of phenomenon they mean. You think we live in a globalized economy? You ain’t seen nothing yet.
I'm Miguel Centellas. I teach political science at Jackson State University. Some posts are things I might use later for class assignments, exercises, or discussions—but mostly just reflect my broader interest in teaching comparative politics. You can see my articles and working papers here. I post book recommendations here.