Tag Archives: UK

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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Jan 14 2016

Understanding Euroscepticism: How British hostility to the EU contrasts with opposition elsewhere in Europe

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By  Montserrat Guibernau The UK and the EU are both changing. The UK stands as a world power and, as such, it continues to look for recognition while maintaining a distinct identity and status, which includes a special relationship with … Continue reading

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Nov 8 2015

How visible are Britain’s EU renegotiation demands across Europe’s twitterspheres?

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By Max Hänska and Stefan Bauchowitz David Cameron warned EU leaders to meet Britain’s demands, as he faced mounting pressure to outline his terms for keeping the UK in the EU. He is expected to set out these demands in greater … Continue reading

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Jul 27 2015

The UK’s EU referendum and the EU’s legitimacy crisis

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By Kirsty Hughes “Is a UK that retreats in isolationist but somehow progressive splendour really feasible? Surely, European countries must cooperate in the face of the deep challenges and opportunities we face.” It is a tough moment to make a … Continue reading

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