Deconstructing The Colonial Narratives Surrounding Migration — Part 4
The Colonial Drain
The world is globalized for centuries
A very common narrative in today’s mainstream is that globalization started in the 20th century, therefore nationals need time to adapt to the encounter with foreigners. The lack of familiarity would be the explanation for racism (“I’m not used to people who don’t look like me therefore my reaction to them is different than to those who do”).