We often think of the Refugees Welcome culture as a ‘European’ phenomenon, but an exchange between German and Israeli civil society shows the value of turning our eyes outwards towards global examples of solidarity and support.
We revisit the social start-up that
gives refugees access to higher education, meeting a 24 yr.old Syrian beneficiary and a Kiron
co-founder, both of whom’s future plans build on this ingenious scheme.
europeos deben protagonizar el diseño del futuro de Europa, ya que en última
instancia recaerá sobre ellos la defensa de una sociedad abierta, tolerante y
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Rapidly changing asylum policies, plus legal and
bureaucratic hurdles mean that many Syrian asylum seekers in Germany are
separated from their families for years or even forced apart post-arrival. Gender shapes this experience.
With national and European governments in gridlock, the cities themselves have decided to bypass the state level altogether and forge ahead with some very innovative solutions to the crises facing Europe today.
National borders are a reality – and for most people, they are something that is taken for granted and indeed necessary. But are they really the normal state of affairs? A radical futuristic plan for a borderless Europe.
elections in three German states were widely considered a referendum on
chancellor Merkel’s immigration policies, much to the benefit of her own
supporters and her nationalist critics. Any place for solidarity with
This is an interview with Michel Foucault conducted by H.Uno, translated by R Nakamura for Shûkan
posuto and published in August, 1979. In October, this timely if not prophetic text was translated from the French for openDemocracy by Colin Gordon.
We must avoid using Holocaust commemorations solely to consign Judeophobia to an eternal yesterday. We must recall the Holocaust in order to warn the world about similar and ongoing antisemitism in our world today.
Thomas Fazi has replied to my article about EU federalism and the German Question. By way of reply, I elaborate on my initial position, while tackling related issues - German power, coercion, neoliberalism, power, class.