Doug Saunders





Doug Saunders


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Doug Saunders (b. 1967) is a Canadian-British author and journalist.

He is the author of the books Arrival City: The Final Migration and Our Next World (2011) and The Myth of the Muslim Tide (2012) and is the international-affairs columnist for The Globe and Mail.

He served as the paper’s London-based European bureau chief for a decade, after having run the paper’s Los Angeles bureau, and has written extensively from East Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, the Middle East and North Africa. He writes a weekly column devoted to the larger themes and intellectual concepts behind international news, and has won the National Newspaper Award, Canada’s counterpart to the Pulitzer Prize, on five occasions.

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Sending Billions Home: Myths and Realities of the Remittance Revolution


A version of this essay appeared in the January/February 2015 issue of the Literary Review of Canada. After traversing kilometres of muddy pathways through flooded rice paddies to enter a village in the most remote northeastern corner of Bangladesh, then dodging oxcarts and hand-pulled rickshaws along earthen streets, I wa...

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“Cultural purity is an oxymoron (Saunders just quoted this).”
Doug Saunders, Arrival City: The Final Migration and Our Next World

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