Philippe Legrain

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According to his homepage, Philippe Legrain is an “independent writer, commentator, consultant, and public speaker based in London but interested in the whole world” who writes “primarily about global economic issues – notably globalisation, migration and the post-crisis world.”

Onlne writings

  • Open Borders Work (Part 1, Part 2) on the Future of Freedom Foundation website.
  • Debate with David Goodhart on immigration in The Economist.
  • Why America Needs Immigrants on the Global Public Square on, June 8, 2012. The piece references the idea of global apartheid as a description for the current global regime of immigration restrictions.


  • Immigrants: Your Country Needs Them (book page) by Phillippe Legrain.

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