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Search Results for: Alessio Colonnelli
Jan 19 2018
By Alessio Colonnelli Putting a cap on EU immigration was all that mattered for many. But now, what about Belfast and Dublin? No need for a border, they say. Soft Brexit will do, it’s the only sensible way. As long as those … Continue reading
Posted by: January 19, 2018
Jun 2 2016
By Alessio Colonnelli Political success will be measured by how many EU economic migrants one manages to put off – a race to the bottom gradually spreading across Europe. Four months before succumbing to leukaemia, Guido Westerwelle conceded his last … Continue reading
Posted by: June 2, 2016
Dec 7 2015
By Alessio Colonnelli ANC & Co. should focus on making a stronger case in Madrid for the Catalan-language regions of Spain. It’s not just about Catalonia. In late spring 2008, the CEO of Air Berlin Joachim Hunold said the airline … Continue reading
Posted by: December 7, 2015
Sep 4 2015
By Alessio Colonnelli Italy’s newly introduced law on divorce will have considerable socio-economic implications. Its positive impact won’t be, however, as wide-ranging as originally thought. The reform of the antiquated law could have gone farther and match, for example, the … Continue reading
Posted by: September 4, 2015
May 18 2015
By Alessio Colonnelli All right-wing parties seem to dabble in anti-EU rhetoric more or less radically: the EU weakens the prerogatives of their nation-states. Germany’s Christian Democratic Union is a conspicuous exception; it sharply antagonises the further-to-the-right Alternative for Germany, … Continue reading
Posted by: May 18, 2015
Jan 8 2015
By Alessio Colonnelli President Joachim Gauck and PM Angela Merkel have a point in cautioning the German public that Pegida (a German acronym standing for Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West) could normalize racism. Back in December Gauck … Continue reading
Posted by: January 8, 2015
Dec 21 2013
Dr Giota Alevizou is a research fellow in digital cultures and connected communities at the Open University, UK. She has published work in the cultural politics of technology in education, community media and online encyclopaedias. Her current research explores the … Continue reading
Posted by: December 21, 2013