“Countries, sovereignty, citizenship, and laws are all social constructions: abstractions invented by humans.”
Aviva Chomsky is an historian, author, activist and teacher. Chomsky is a professor of history and Latin American, Latino and Caribbean Studies at Salem State University, having previously been at Bates College and Harvard University. Chomsky’s work regularly appears in world-class academic journals or presented in the top Universities in the U.S. and across the world.
Her work encompasses colonialism, economic development, migration, race, labor, environment and global inequality. She has written numerous, groundbreaking books on these subjects. Linked Labor Histories, presents globalization as a long historical process with the history of labour at its centre and, most recently, Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal shows how the concepts we use to describe imigrants are designed to exclude and exploit.
“[A] real politically incorrect, intellectual challenger figure...a world-respected scholar who presents the complex reality of facts.” Jorge Majfud