About Brian K Murphy
Brian K Murphy is a policy analyst and organiser, and a former member of the Canadian international social-justice organisation, Inter Pares. He is the author of Transforming Ourselves, Transforming the World: An Open Conspiracy for Social Change (Zed, 1999)
Articles by Brian K Murphy
At least 200 million of the world's people - between 3% and 5% of its total population - are currently on the move outside their country of origin. Many of these would have preferred to stay where they were if they could. Another untold number would move if they could, but can't. Many simply are looking for better opportunities, as human beings have done for millennia. The realities of globalisation - economic, environmental, familial - mean that these numbers are bound to increase.