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About Alex Fusco

Alex Fusco is a freelance journalist and European Politics postgraduate student. Follow him on twitter @alfusc1.

Articles by Alex Fusco

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

One year after the Jungle: a wasteland of misery and last hopes

People still live in the Jungle camp outside Calais, one year after the French police turned it into a wasteland. Cold, wet, constantly harassed – how much longer must they wait?

Portrait of a Greek refugee camp

Refugee camps are neither all milk and honey nor are they all misery and suffering. To find a way forward, we must first understand where we are.

The futile destruction of the Jungle in Calais

The ‘Jungle’ isn’t the first camp to be demolished by the French authorities, and it is unlikely to be the last.

My 350 on BREXIT: Meditations on our political culture

“Politicians recognise that serious, informed debate does not translate into votes, so the primary focus is on finding a scapegoat, not a solution.”

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