- May 07, 2011
Is Europe’s horror of ‘immigration’ paving the way for the unravelling of one of the key components of European integration – the ‘borderless’ Schengen Area? It’s certainly beginning to look that way. Last week the EU Home Office Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom announced forthcoming discussions to introduce a ‘temporary reintroduction of limited internal border controls under very exceptional circumstances’ in order to ‘safeguard the stability of the Schengen Area.’
These ‘exceptional circumstances’ refer to the arrival of some 30,000 migrants from Tunisia this year, and the decision to revisit the Schengen Agreement is...
- April 22, 2011
Superb article by Liz Fekete at the Institute of Race Relations on the European-wide convergence between mainstream conservatives and the extreme-right in their attacks on multiculturalism. Her central thesis is that, at a time of economic crisisIn singling out multiculturalism as a threat to national identity, the leaders of Europe’s centre-right parties...