In recent months, the media across the globe has been consumed with coverage of the refugee crisis in Europe. At the same time in the United States the coverage has had competition in the form of presidential campaign events and controversies exemplified by Donald Trump. The recent civil war in … [Read more...] about The Collapse Of The Schengen Area?
I recently attended a speech by the Australian Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, in Kuala Lumpur and during the subsequent question time, the issue of asylum seekers came up. Her response was to roll out the usual party line, which is to justify Australia's position on turning back the boats by … [Read more...] about Focusing On Deaths At Sea Diverts Attention From the Real Issue
[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n July 5th, the Greek people will vote in a referendum that is both incredibly important and technically meaningless. The troika (IMF, European Central Bank, European Commission), with the Germans at the head (making it the troika+1), have already declared the outcome irrelevant … [Read more...] about The Only Alternative: Greece Exit The Eurozone
"While it is true that right-wing and nationalistic parties did not win the EU parliamentary elections in all EU countries, a virulent assertion of “national identity” has descended upon Europe. Xenophobia and racism have engulfed large European territories." [dropcap size=big]L[/dropcap]et’s start … [Read more...] about Ever Racist Union?