Coverage like this from prestigious publications such as Forbes that engage sincerely with the humanitarian and philosophical implications of global travel inequality, are relatively rare but fundamentally valuable. As the author rightly asserts, the global mobility gap is indicative of other pernicious inequalities that keep certain nations prosperous and other nations poor. Crucially, as Dr. Kälin has previously contended, often those countries from which many people are forced to flee are the same countries that struggle to secure international visa-waivers, which indirectly compounds the crisis. This was one of Dr. Kälin’s motivations for setting up the Andan Foundation, which seeks to play an active role in changing the fate of forcibly displaced people.
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