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  • Migrants and entrepreneurship: A rare success story?

    When news broke that a vaccine against COVID-19 developed by a Turkish-born couple in Germany has promising results, many media reports placed the ethnic background of these scientists above the importance of the story itself. While migrant entrepreneurship might still be regarded as something rare in Germany, research shows that...

  • From Brussels with love: How the European Union can win the battle of narratives

    A compelling political narrative is imperative for the survival of the European Union. Populists chip away at the foundations of liberal democracy while foreign powers actively interfere in Europe’s domestic affairs using “alternative facts” to breed fear and undermine social cohesion. In the words of Josep Borrell, the European Union’s...

  • Council of Europe Official Welcomes Morocco’s Migration Leadership

    During a meeting with Driss El Kaissi, Morocco’s consul general in Strasbourg, France, Stefanek reviewed Morocco’s initiatives in the field of migration on the national and continental levels.

  • How maps in the media make us more negative about migrants

    Whether we’re looking at The Correspondent, the world atlas or the national news, migration across the Mediterranean is depicted on maps as thick red arrows heading towards us. Far more than we realize, these arrows define how we view migration. Can that be changed?

  • Public attitudes towards immigration and immigrants

    People hold diverse and seemingly contradictory attitudes towards immigration – they can support reductions while recognizing the positive economic and cultural impact of immigrants in their country. Segmentation across high-income countries shows roughly half of people form a ‘conflicted’ middle: neither for nor against migration. Attitudes towards immigrants and immigration...

  • War on words – what ‘globalists’ got wrong on migration

    While the number of people crossing the Channel has recently increased, it remains low and manageable compared to other countries in Europe and beyond, demonstrating how much of an overreaction this is. But relying on numbers is part of the problem we, the globalists, have created. So how did we...

  • EESC discusses migration and education with Commissioner for Promoting European Way of Life

    At its July plenary session, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) hosted a debate with Commission Vice-President, Margaritis Schinas, who presented several upcoming initiatives falling under his portfolio of "Promoting our European Way of Life", including the New Pact on Migration and Asylum, the Skills Agenda, the EU for...

  • COVID-19: progressive cities and regions share solidarity projects

    The Group of the Party of European Socialists (PES Group) in the European Committee of the Regions aims at taking forward a progressive European vision with solidarity as well as social and territorial cohesion at its core. As Europe finds itself at the centre of the COVID-19 pandemic, locla and...

  • ERA VENUTA DA MOLTO LONTANO NOTE, APPUNTI E NUOVE TRAIETTORIE DI PRINCESA

    La pubblicazione di Princesa introduce nello scenario letterario italiano alcune questioni ignorate dalla maggior parte del mondo editoriale di quegli anni. Le sue subalternità irrompono prepotentemente nella scena pubblica, accendendo i riflettori su importanti problematiche sociali e politiche. Sebbene la sua pubblicazione sia legata alla narrativa migratoria e a quella...