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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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Mar 28 2016

The political ‘migration crisis’ and the military-humanitarian response

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By Pierluigi Musarò ‘We need more than a humanitarian response […] We need political leadership and action,’ Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, said on 8 March 2016. Referring to the fact that ‘Europe is now seeing … Continue reading

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Feb 5 2016

Modern slavery? The UK visa system and the exploitation of migrant domestic workers

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By Virginia Mantouvalou It might be hard to believe that a domestic worker – or anyone – is currently forced to sleep on a bathroom floor or is locked up in a house. Yet such experiences are very real for … Continue reading

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Aug 28 2015

Fortress Europe: Cause or Consequence of Europe’s ‘Migrant Crisis’?

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By Catherine Briddick Europe, it seems, is facing a ‘migration crisis’. This crisis is ‘testing’ for, amongst others, the British public, because, as our Prime Minister David Cameron explained in an interview with ITV News: you have got a swarm … Continue reading

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Jun 15 2015

The Politics of the Humanitarian Crisis in Europe

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By Roberto Orsi One of the greatest moral achievements of the ancient world has been the enshrinement of a solidarity principle for the fellow human in distress, which finds perhaps its highest formulation in the evangelical parable of the “good … Continue reading

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Aug 19 2014

In Greece, They Shoot Immigrants, Don’t They?

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By Maria Kyriakidou It was April of 2013, when Greece and the international press were shocked by the news that about thirty migrant workers were shot by the supervisors of the strawberry fields where they had been working in Manolada, … Continue reading

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