French Hostility to Immigration and Minorities: It’s the economy, stupid?
Across Europe, governments in recent years have been increasingly hostile to immigration. British Prime Minister David Cameron was noted for a factually-questionable anti-immigration speech in March and German Chancellor Angela Merkel the same month vetoed Bulgaria and Romania’s accession of the Schengen Area of free movement of persons. As Corina […]
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Migrating for love: the personal, economic and cultural challenges
In our globalised world, it is becoming easier to cross borders but many nations, including Australia, maintain exclusive policies that prevent migrants from participating fully in society. Like my husband, many migrant workers face racism when seeking employment – a reflection of broader nationalistic sentiments in response to […]
How the Internet is Changing Hate Groups
57% of hate crime incidents were about race or ethnicity issues