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About Philippe Legrain

Philippe Legrain is a senior visiting fellow at the London School of Economics' European Institute and founder of OPEN, an international think-tank. His latest book is European Spring: Why Our Economies and Politics are in a Mess - and How to Put Them Right.

Articles by Philippe Legrain

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“Francesc”

Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

“Even when they’re wrong, they’re right”

The biggest problem with immigration is the common misperception that it is a problem. But shifting unduly negative perceptions requires more than simply presenting the facts.

Open Britain

There are far-reaching ways in which immigration controls are not only ineffective but counterproductive. Britain's new points system traps all our life chances. And there is a win-win alternative within our grasp, writes Philippe Legrain
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