Category Archives: Migration

Dec 16 2017

Governing Migration: The Responsibility of European Society and the Limits of Morality

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By Federico Nicolaci Contemporary mass migration patterns and dynamics pose an entirely new set of questions that European leadership should urgently articulate and answer. It is not easy: the issue is highly contentious and countries have different views as to … Continue reading

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Jul 27 2017

How the Migrant Crisis is Pushing Italy Away from Europe

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by Alessandro Franzi Immigration is going to be the political battleground of the next Italian general elections due in 2018. Virtually all major political leaders have hardened their position on borders protection following the new migration crisis in the Mediterranean. … Continue reading

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Jul 12 2017

Renaissance or Decline? Europe‘s Crisis of Solidarity

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By Federico Nicolaci It is plain, and painful, to see: Europe’s existential crisis, which broke out almost eight years ago, far from gradually finding its solution, is worsening month by month. Not without a certain amount of irony, the disintegration … Continue reading

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Oct 27 2016

The EU-Turkey Deal: Ambiguities and Future Scenarios

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By Pınar Dinç and Irem Aydemir  The Arab Spring started the fire in 2011, and ever since the whole MENA region has been in turmoil. The civil war in Syria has quickly become a global one with the ongoing war … Continue reading

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Aug 11 2016

How reliant is Britain on EU migrant workers?

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By Catherine Harris Brexit – the UK vote to leave the European Union – has caused uncertainty in a number of areas. One of which is the impact that potentially reduced immigration will have on the British economy, particularly in … Continue reading

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Jul 4 2016

On Brexit & Control

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By Tom Gaisford The EU referendum result was not a triumph for democracy, so much as a symptom of large-scale manipulation. For all the discord and unrest it has unleashed, it may at least serve to enhance global awareness of … Continue reading

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Jun 2 2016

EU Migrant Workers’ Welfare Rights: the New Fair Game

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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

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May 20 2016

The EU’s Operation Sophia Has Failed to Make Conditions Safer for Refugees

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By Mollie Gerver In June 2015 the EU instituted a naval force, the EUNAVFOR MED, to destroy boats used by people smugglers. Two months later, in August 2015, a German vessel rescued a pregnant Somali woman named Rahma Abukar Ali, … Continue reading

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Apr 20 2016

The myths that are preventing us from solving the refugee crisis

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By Zoe Gardner The preventable deaths of another 400 people in the Mediterranean on Monday morning must be a wake-­up call. The British and European approach to the migrant and refugee humanitarian crisis simply isn’t working. For all of the … Continue reading

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Apr 13 2016

From Hybrid Peace to Human Security: Rethinking EU Strategy towards Conflict

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A recent publication of likely interest to Euro Crisis in the Press readers is the The Berlin Report of the Human Security Study Group. Entitled ‘From Hybrid Peace to Human Security: Rethinking EU Strategy towards Conflict’, it was presented to … Continue reading

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