Monthly Archives: May 2013

Swedish Riots Product of Discontent

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Stockholm Riots

“Stockholm Riots Raise Questions About Immigration Policy” by Richard Milne, for the Financial Times: The sight of burning cars in a dozen suburbs of Stockholm on Tuesday night has shocked Sweden and shaken its image of tolerance and equality. But … Continue reading

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The French Banlieue Entrepreneurs

“In Poor Margins of Paris, New Recipe for Success is Local,” by Liz Alderman for the New York Times: Mourad Benamer remembers the day his parents first visited the sleek new sushi restaurant he had just opened near the Champs-Élysées. … Continue reading

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EU Commisioner Criticizes Greece’s Syrian Refugee Treatment

“EU Commissioner Criticizes Greece for Refusing Syrians Asylum” from Reuters: The European Union’s top immigration official criticized Greece on Tuesday for refusing asylum to Syrian refugees and detaining other migrants that flock to its borders under “unacceptable” conditions. Greece, the … Continue reading

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139 Migrants Rescued Off Lampedusa’s Coast

     (I believe this may be the video of the rescue from AgrigentoTVWeb in Italian.)   “Coastguards rescues 139 Migrants Off Italian Coast” from Reuters: Italian coastguards picked up 139 people in two inflatable boats off the southern coast … Continue reading

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