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European Elections and Migration: what we’ve learnt – and what to expect

European Elections and Migration: what we’ve learnt – and what to expect
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The future of European unity relies, for a good part, on the electoral choices of Germany, France, the Netherlands, and perhaps Italy. The populist threat deriving from their outcome could have enormous implications – in terms of national politics, economics, and, naturally, European policy-making. Migration plays an undeniable role in the shaping of electoral campaigns […]

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New European border management – the human cost

New European border management - the human cost
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On October 6th, with a record approval time, the EU officially launched a new agency for the management of the external borders of its members. This was demanded to tackle not only the migration crisis, but to furthermore respond to a long-lasting political crisis concerning especially internal security. EU and Frontex officials, together with Member […]

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The power of people: A victory for Polish women and human rights

The power of people: A victory for Polish women and human rights
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October 3rd, Black Monday. Thousands of Polish citizens gathered all over the country, boycotting their jobs and schools to send a strong sign to a government who seemed to have forgotten the simplest notions of human rights. Following a citizens’ initiative from the advocacy group “Ordo Iuris” and the coalition “Anti-abortion”, the Polish government initially […]

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