Event Title

Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security

Speaker

Todd Miller

Streaming Media

Description

This talk will connect the dots between climate change, the displacement of people, and hardening, militarized borders proliferating across the globe. Todd Miller will report from the flashpoints of climate clashes, chronicling militarized divisions between rich and poor, the environmentally secure and those most exposed.

About the Lecturer: For the past fifteen years Todd Miller has researched, written about, and worked on immigration and border issues from both sides of the U.S. Mexico divide for organizations such as BorderLinks, Witness for Peace, and NACLA. He did the brunt of this work in Tucson, Arizona and Oaxaca, Mexico, with stints in New York City sprinkled in. Between Tucson and the Buffalo/Niagara Falls region of New York state where he grew up, he has spent the majority of his life close to the U.S. international boundary, south and north. He is the author of Border Patrol Nation (City Lights, 2014), his writings about the border have appeared in the New York Times, TomDispatch, Mother Jones, The Nation, Al Jazeera English, and Salon among other places.

Document Type

Event

Start Date

27-2-2019 4:00 PM

End Date

27-2-2019 5:20 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Duration

1:13:26

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Subjects – Topical (LCSH)

National security--United States; Emigration and immigration--Environmental aspects; Environmental refugees; Climatic changes--Social aspects; Border security--Mexican-American Border Region

Geographic Coverage

United States; Mexican-American Border Region

Type

Moving Image

Keywords

Climate change, Militarized borders, Environmental security

Rights

This resources is displayed for educational purposes only and may be subject to U.S. and international copyright laws.

Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Feb 27th, 4:00 PM Feb 27th, 5:20 PM

Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security

Fairhaven College Auditorium

This talk will connect the dots between climate change, the displacement of people, and hardening, militarized borders proliferating across the globe. Todd Miller will report from the flashpoints of climate clashes, chronicling militarized divisions between rich and poor, the environmentally secure and those most exposed.

About the Lecturer: For the past fifteen years Todd Miller has researched, written about, and worked on immigration and border issues from both sides of the U.S. Mexico divide for organizations such as BorderLinks, Witness for Peace, and NACLA. He did the brunt of this work in Tucson, Arizona and Oaxaca, Mexico, with stints in New York City sprinkled in. Between Tucson and the Buffalo/Niagara Falls region of New York state where he grew up, he has spent the majority of his life close to the U.S. international boundary, south and north. He is the author of Border Patrol Nation (City Lights, 2014), his writings about the border have appeared in the New York Times, TomDispatch, Mother Jones, The Nation, Al Jazeera English, and Salon among other places.