“We are trained like soldiers” The inhumane mechanisms of international labor migration and its impact on translocal connectedness.

The midday sun burns without intermission. There is no shade up here and the cement has to be processed quickly due to the heat. Since dawn Brasid, a 51 year old migrant worker from northern Thailand, and his fellow labor migrants have been working on the shaky scaffolding of a skyscraper that they are building …