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About Matt Carr

Matt Carr is an author and journalist. His latest book Fortress Europe: Dispatches from a Gated Continent has just been published by Hurst. He blogs regularly at Infernal Machine.

Articles by Matt Carr

This week's editor

GK

Guest editor Ronan Harrington introduces this week's theme: Spirituality and Visionary Politics.

Ronan is a freelance political strategist and co-creator of Alter Ego, a gathering exploring the future of progressive politics.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The trouble with Fortress Europe

To prevent illegal immigration, the EU has built a set of far-reaching border control and enforcement policies. But it doesn't work: today's 'Fortress Europe' is an inefficient, immoral and costly bureaucratic construction that should be urgently reformed.

Learning from the past

In fighting terrorism, the White House and Downing Street need to brush up on their history
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