The Right to Stay Home: How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration

David Bacon speaking at the DSA National Convention

Author, photographer and immigrant rights activist David Bacon explained how U.S. economic and trade policy contributed to migration and how global capitalism is the cause of many of our economic problems, including the assault on U.S. labor.

Bacon’s writings and photographs appear in TruthOut, The Nation, The American Prospect, and other publications. His latest book is The Right to Stay Home: How U.S. Policy Drives Mexican Migration. His photographs and stories can be found at http://dbacon.igc.org.