Tag Archives: migration

Mar 15 2019

Understanding Brexit at a local level: Mansfield case study

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By Kira Gartzou-Katsouyanni In January 2018, I joined a team of researchers at the London School of Economics (LSE) who were starting to work on a project about the local-level impact of Britain’s departure from the European Union in five British … Continue reading

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Apr 30 2018

Brexit and migrant voters: Conservative support in London wards

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By Joachim Wehner English local elections on 3 May take place as migrants might be finding a less divided political voice than at any time since the vote in favour of leaving the European Union (EU). The 2016 Referendum created … 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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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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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 24 2015

On the Borderlands of Humanity

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By Henry Radice The current crisis in the Mediterranean reminds us of what should be an obvious truth, but is too frequently forgotten: the European Union (EU) is a humanitarian space or it is nothing. If there are any criteria according … Continue reading

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Apr 28 2014

No Country for Young People

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By Daniel Carvalho I was with an Irish friend in a pub in Dublin waiting for a Champions League match to start when somehow we ended talking about siblings. He has three and he was surprised when I told him that … Continue reading

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