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MoniTori, 2/2000


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Burnt homes and broken promises: the Jungle evicted by Brush and Bow, ROAR, 31 October 2016

We damage Britain by denying its migrant past by Omar Khan, The Guardian, 27 October 2016

'Maritime Graveyard': 2016 Deadliest Year Ever for Refugees Crossing Mediterranean by Deirdre Fulton, Common Dreams, 26 October 2016

The real reason for the Calais Jungle clearance isn't what you may think by Steve Topple, The Canary, 25 October 2016

Fifty Million Children Have Been Uprooted Worldwide: What Will the West Do About It? by Vijay Prashad, AlterNet, 20 September 2016

Refugees Welcome: Thousands March for 'Humanity and Human Rights' in UK by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 17 September 2016

Protecting the human rights of migrants in a time of fear by Pia Oberoi, openDemocracy, 13 September 2016

Welcome to “the Jungle”: seeing beyond the chaos in Calais by Liam Barrington-Bush, ROAR, 8 September 2016

Report Shows How War Profiteers Are Now Refugee Profiteers, Too by Nika Knight, Common Dreams, 4 July 2016

Protesting 'Shameful' Refugee Policies, Doctors Without Borders Rejects EU Funds by Deirdre Fulton, Common Dreams, 17 June 2016

How much do benefits paid to EU migrants cost Britain? by George Eaton, New Statesman, 16 June 2016

Tens of Thousands of Child Refugees Are Missing in Europe, and Many More Are Suffering a Plight Beyond Imagination by Vijay Prashad, AlterNet, 16 June2016

Britain needs to have a word with itself about immigration by Jeremy Fox, openDemocracy, 14 June 2016

Europe’s War on Refugees is Repeating the Mistakes of the War on Drugs by Dan Glazebrook, CounterPunch, 1 June 2016

'Europe, This is Unbearable': Deadly Crossings Drive Migrant Fatalities to New Heights by Lauren McCauley, Common Dreams, 30 May 2016

Amid Embrace of Endless War, Report Shows Epic US Failure to Assist Refugees by Nika Knight, Common Dreams, 11 May 2016

NATO-Linked Think Tanks In Control of Europe's Refugee Policy by F. William Engdahl, Russia Insider, 28 April 2016

Yanis Varoufakis: Europe’s "Hot Spot" Refugee Registration Centers are "Concentration Camps", Democracy Now! 28 April 2016 (video and transcript)

“Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite” Abandoned for Forced Asylum by Maya Evans, ZNet, 29 March 2016

Humanitarian Groups Refuse to Partake in 'Mass Expulsion' of Refugees by Nika Knight, Common Dreams, 24 March 2016

The EU-Turkey refugee deal is shameful, and mostly on the EU side: key takeaways by Kevin Donegan, ZNet, 22 March 2016

Refugee crisis: the EU cracks down on volunteers by Marienna Pope-Weidemann, Red Pepper, March 2016

The global refugee crisis: humanity's last call for a culture of sharing and cooperation by Rajesh Makwana, Share, 15 March 2016

Refugee Bloodlines: America And Europe Can't Be Hypocrites Any Longer by William Hawes,, 10 March 2016

EU-Turkey refugee deal threatens achievements of postwar era by Patrick Kingsley, The Guardian, 9 March 2016

NATO Weaponizes EU's Anti-Refugee Sentiment Against Russia by Marko Marjanović, Russia Insider, 9 March 2016

EU-Turkey migrant deal 'risks pushing refugees into the hands of Isis' by Adam Withnall, Independent, 9 March 2016

EU-Turkey deal could see Syrian refugees back in war zones, says UN by Jennifer Rankin and Patrick Kingsley, The Guardian, 8 March 2016

Smelling EU fear, Turkey moves in for $6.6bn kill by Finian Cunningham, Information Clearing House, 8 March 2016

Europe's Slow Motion Debacle by Pepe Escobar, Information Clearing House, 2 March 2016

How Humanitarian Imperialism Led to Europe's Refugee Crisis by Jean Bricmont – Maidhc Ó Cathail, CounterPunch, 19 February 2016

Europe is Built on Corpses and Plunder by Andre Vltchek, CounterPunch, 5 February 2016

The fear of ‘not enough to go round' by Bridget Andderson, ZNet, 5 February 2016

Seeing Flight as a Non-violent Option: One Way to Change the Discourse about the World's 60 Million Refugees by Erica Chenoweth and Hakim Young, ZNet, 2 February 2016

EU Refugee Crisis: Stop Illegal Wars, Don't Blame The Victims by Finian Cunningham, Information Clearing House, 28 January 2016

Impunity of Denmark: the EU's Deadly Double Standards Arturo Desimone, CounterPunch, 25 January 2016

For 'Opening Their Hearts' to Refugees, Greek Islanders Inspire Worldwide by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 24 January 2016

Who Profits From the Refugee Crisis? by Arnie Alpert, Truthout, 11 January 2016

Chaos and Violence: How New Year's Eve in Cologne Has Changed Germany, Spiegel Online International, 8 January 2016

After Cologne, we can't let the bigots steal feminism by Laurie Penny, New Statesman, 10 January 2016

Collusion and Control: Europe Pays Africa to Keep Refugees by Binoy Kampmark, CounterPunch, 2 December 2015

Žižek: Fortress Europe's staunch defender on the left by Esben Bogh Sorensen,, 29 November 2015

Swedish fascists burn homes, blame crisis on refugees by Rory Smith,, 28 November 2015

Why Migration Should Be Central to Paris COP21 Climate Talks by Harsha Walia, teleSUR, 25 November 2015

Sweden slams shut its open-door policy towards refugees by David Crouch, The Guardian, 24 November 2015

Swedish asylum policy fuels support for far-right nationalist party by Phoebe Greenwood, The Guardian, 24 November 2015

The Doctrine of 9/11 Anti-Immigration by Vijay Prashad, CounterPunch, 23 November 2015

Yanis Varoufakis: Europe is being broken apart by refugee crisis by Martin Farrer, The Guardian, 23 November 2015

Dreaming of democracy: refugees on Europe's periphery by Cirila Toplak,, 20 November 2015

Governors Have No Right to Exclude Syrian Refugees by Marjorie Cohn, Truthout, 19 November 2015

Desperate EU Begs Turkey's Help in Dealing with Refugee Crisis by Joris Leverink, teleSUR, 18 November 2015

The EU and its neighbours: enforcing the politics of inhospitality by Emmanuel Blanchard, Bill MacKeith, and Yasha Maccanico, openDemocracy, 11 November 2015

While Europe Drowns Under Refugee Invasion, NATO Trains to Fight Fantasy Russian Threat by German Economic News, Russia Insider, 9 November 2015

The horrors of Lesbos: on the front-lines of Fortress Europe by Harriet Paintin,, 31 October 2015

In Prague You Get Beaten for Defending Refugees Andre Vltchek, Information Clearing House, 31 October 2015

Europe's right-wing “civil war” against refugees by Mathijs van de Sande,, 26 October 2015

A politics of fear: the EU's desperate bid to stop refugees by Joris Leverink,, 19 October 2015

Stop Millions of Western Immigrants! by Andre Vltchek, CounterPunch, 9 October 2015

Sweden's liberal reputation tarnished as race attacks rise by David Crouch, The Guardian, 2 October 2015

Cameron Called Out for 'Cynically' Exploiting Refugee Plight to Escalate War by Sarah Lazare, Common Dreams, 26 September 2015

'Failed' EU Refugee Summit Results in Aid Pledge — and Little Else by Deirdre Fulton, Common Dreams, 24 September 2015

Refugees Left Stranded As Europe Faces 'Crisis of Political Will' by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 18 September 2015

Lost Lessons from a Toddler's Death by Rick Sterling,, 17 September 2015

Europe's Propaganda Coup: “Welcome, Refugees!” by Geoffrey McDonald, CounterPunch, 17 Sptember 2015

Hungary has been shamed by Viktor Orbán's government by George Szirtes, The Guardian, 16 September 2015

Germany closes its borders to refugees by Peter Schwarz, World Socialist Web Site, 15 September 2015

EU Leaders Consider New Internment Camps for Rejected Refugees by Sarah Lazare, Common Dreams, 14 September 2015

Across Europe, Tens of Thousands Rally to Welcome Refugees by Lauren McCauley, Common Dreams, 12 September 2015

Migrants, Refugees, Clandestines and… Jihadis by Pepe Escobar, Sputnik, 11 September 2015

The refugee crisis: beware the drums of war by Jelle Bruinsma,, 10 September 2015

EU prepares plan to turn away masses of refugees from Europe by Alex Lantier, World Socialist Web Site, 10 September 2015

Refugee crisis in Europe: Popular support for migrants confronts official inhumanity by Ulrich Rippert, World Socialist Web Site, 9 September 2015

Refugee crisis: How Europe's alarming lack of unity over the issue could bring about the break up of the EU by John Lichfield, The Independent, 9 September 2015

Eastern Europe's Compassion Deficit by Ivan Krastev, International New York Times, 8 September 2015

At Heart of Humanitarian Crisis, Israel Building Wall to Keep Syrian Refugees Out by Sarah Lazare, Common Dreams, 7 September 2015

Fearing Mohács: Orbán's Hungarian Recipe for Refugees by Binoy Kampmark, CounterPunch, 7 September 2015

The Syrian Refugee Crisis and the ‘Do Something' Lie by Adam Johnson, FAIR, 5 September 2015

Thousands Reach Austria as Refugee Crisis Issues 'Wake-up Call' by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 5 September 2015

This refugee crisis is too big for Europe to handle - its institutions are broken by Paul Mason, The Guardian, 4 September 2015

Regime Change Refugees: On the Shores of Europe by Vijay Prashad, CounterPunch, 4 September 2015

Blowback on a NATO beach by Pepe Escobar, RT, 4 September 2015

Canada's Web of Lies Over Syrian Refugee Crisis by Roger Annis, CounterPunch, 4 September 2015

So David Cameron, is this dead Syrian child one of the 'swarm' of migrants you fear so much? by Yasmin Alibhai Brown, The Independent, 2 September 2015

Family of children found on Turkish beach were trying to come to Canada by Terry Glavin, Ottawa Citizen, 2 September 2015

'Refugees Welcome': As EU Slams Door on War Survivors, People Show Another Way by Sarah Lazare, Common Dreams, 1 September 2015

Global Response to People Fleeing Ravages of War: 'Callous Indifference,' Humanitarian Failure by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 28 August 2015

The refugee crisis and the inhuman face of European capitalism by Peter Schwarz, World Socialist Web Site, 28 August 2015

Refugees are human. This simple fact seems to have been forgotten by Owen Jones, The Guardian, 28 August 2015

The Refugees Are Coming!!! by Andre Vltchek,, 14 August 2015

Europe shouldn't worry about migrants. It should worry about creeping fascism by Laurie Penny, New Statesman, 14 August 2015

Migrants in the Mediterranean: Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Belen Fernández, teleSUR, 12 August 2015

It's not migrants who are the marauders and plunderers by Seumas Milne, The Guardian, 12 August 2015

Don't believe the press – Britain is far from a refugee magnet by Owen Jones, The Guardian, 7 August 2015

Kos, Bodrum, Desperate Refugees and a Dying Child by Andre Vltchek, CounterPunch, 31 July 2015

Migrants Are Drowning as They Flee War and Poverty; Will Europe Continue Its Sea Rescues? by Michelle Chen, Truthout, 30 July 2015

Global refugee crisis worst since World War II by Joseph Kishore,, 16 June 2015

Don't blame migrants – the West helped to create their plight by Yasmin Alibhai Brown, The Independent, 24 May 2015

All At Sea: What Lies Behind Southeast Asia's Migrant Crisis? by Kristy Siegfried,, 16 May 2015

Trapped in Libya: the flotsam of the West's wars by Vijay Prashad, al-Araby, 13 May 2015

EU mission could endanger refugees, UN warns by Andrew Rettman, EuObserver, 11 May 2015

Behind every refugee stands an arms trader by Jan Oberg, TFF, 27 April 2015

Chasing shadows: Europe's misguided war on smugglers by Carlos Delclós,, 25 April 2015

How many people have to die before we start talking responsibly about immigration? by David Wearing, openDemocracy, 24 April 2015

How NATO Kills Africans in the Club Med by Pepe Escobar, Sputnik, 22 April 2015

Crushing dreams will not stop the rush from Africa by Vijay Prashad, al-Araby, 22 April 2015

As refugee death toll mounts, EU and US plan new military actions in Libya by Martin Kreickenbaum, World Socialist Web Site, 22 April 2015

Crisis in the Mediterranean: Europe must change course by Nils Muižnieks, openDemocracy, 22 April 2015

Europe can't just stand back and despair while tragedy unfolds in the Mediterranean by Memphis Barker, The Independent, 20 April 2015

Shock and Outrage Aimed at EU Leaders After Mediterranean Disaster by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 20 April 2015

EU looks to African dictators for migration solutions by Nikolaj Nielsen, EU Observer, 8 December 2014

Top 5 Ways Obama Punked the GOP on Immigration; and the 2016 Campaign by Juan Cole, Informed Comment, 21 November 2014

The Walls the West Won't Tear Down by Sinthujan Varatharajah, Jacobin, 14 November 2014

Parasite Europe creates its own “illegal” migrants by Christopher Patz,, 9 November 2014

EU migrants add £20bn to our GDP: but is the UK more generous in benefits than its neighbours? by Anoosh Chakelian, New Statesman, 5 November 2014

This politics of denial over immigration is feeding a growing inhumanity by Suzanne Moore, The Guardian, 29 October 2014

Why is there so much hostility to immigrants in the UK? by Richard Seymour, The Guardian, 14 October 2014

Europe's sea of death for migrants is a result of war and escalating inequality by Seumas Milne, The Guardian, 9 October 2014

It is time to unfence our view of migration by Ruben Andersson, Pandaemonium, 6 October 2014

Sweden immigrants dismayed by far-right gain by Fatma Naib, Al Jazeera, 21 September 2014

UN Official Fears Act of 'Mass Murder in the Mediterranean' by Sarah Lazare, Common Dreams, 19 September 2014

Fleeing the War in Syria to Seek Sanctuary in Europe by Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi, New Left Project, 2 September 2014

From Lampedusa to Hamburg: time to open the gates! by Susi Meret and Martin Bak Jørgensen,, 10 July 2014

Debating immigration, ethics and open doors by Chris Bertram and others, Pandaemonium, 4 June 2014

“How Immigration Became Illegal”: Aviva Chomsky on U.S. Exploitation of Migrant Workers, Democracy Now! 30 May 2014 (video and transcript)

The migrant has no face, status or story by Hanif Kureishi, The Guardian, 30 May 2014

Putting Immigration in Context by Amit Singh, New Left Project, 28 January 2014

Immigration: We Need That Other Story of Britain by John Jackson, The Huffington Post, 25 January 2014

Romanians in Spain plan to put down roots by Tobias Buck, Financial Times, 16 January 2014

Romanian labour minister warns of disastrous skills exodus by James Fontanella-Khan, Financial Times, 16 January 2014

Behind the headlines, a nation divided over immigration by Richard Ford, The Conversation, 7 January 2014

Does Immigration Mean ‘France Is Over'? by Justin E.H. Smith, The New York Times, 5 January 2014

Romanians and Bulgarians in the UK react to immigration furore by Guardian readers and James Walsh, The Guardian, 3 January 2014

It's not racist to be anxious over large-scale immigration by John Harris, The Guardian, 23 December 2013

The Feminization of Migration by Zuhal Yesilyurt Gündüz, Monthly Review, 17 December 2013

The coalition's “tougher stance” on immigration is causing cold-blooded tragedy by Laurie Penny, New Statesman, 10 December 2013

Migration Across the Mediterranean: When Will Europe See That Too Many People Have Died? by Hrvoje Simicevic, Truthout, 9 December 2013

The New Abolitionists: migrant space in Barcelona by Carlos Delclós,, 7 December 2013

Millionaires Welcome: UK Migration and London Neighbourhoods by Caroline Knowles, Discover Society, 3 December 2013

As their attitudes towards immigrants show, the Tories seem to have forgotten who they are and what they stand for by Yasmin Alibhai Brown, The Independent, 24 November 2013

If Labour want to start apologising, it shouldn't be over economic migration by Deborah Orr, The Guardian, 15 November 2013

UK Immigrants 'Pay More Taxes And Draw Less Benefits' Than Native Brits by Asa Bennett, The Huffington Post, 4 November 2013

Our hostility towards migrants is both shameful and hypocritical by Yasmin Alibhai Brown, The Independent, 4 November 2013

Europe's treatment of asylum seekers is driven by fear of the unfortunate by Tanya Gold, The Guardian, 12 Aiugust 2013

Our hysterical media helped create the immigrant 'go home' van by Greg Philo, The Guardian, 8 August 2013

The Government's shameful scapegoating of immigrants by Yasmin Alibhai Brown, The Independent, 4 August 2013

The noise on immigration is drowning out real problems by Polly Toynbee, The Guardian, 13 May 2013

The British Dream by David Goodhart – review by David Edgar, The Guardian, 3 April 2013

Will any party dare to speak up for immigrants? by Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, The Independent, 31 March 2013

Immigrants are taking the flak for the government's failings by Hussein Kesvani, New Statesman, 27 March 2013

An immigration debate in which our politicians demean themselves by Ian Birrell, The Guardian, 25 March 2013

Capping benefits for migrants could serve to drive down wages for all by Alex Hern, New Statesman, 25 March 2013

What a terrible time for Europe to show Bulgaria the cold shoulder by Yavor Siderov, The Guardian, 6 March 2013

Immigrant Groups Say Spanish Hospitality in Danger by Inés Benitez, Inter Press Service, 4 March 2013

Cameron's immigration hierarchy: Indians good, eastern Europeans bad by Alana Lentin, The Guardian, 18 February 2013



From Polarities and Eagle Street

"Don't let the world in"

21 August 2001

Need for immigrant labour forecast

12 June 2001

Integrating immigrants into working life

6 April 2001

The unbearable lightness of xenophobia

1 February 2001

Promoting an international working environment

19 January 2001

Somalis find home in Finland

18 February 2000

Xenophobia triggers racist attacks

27 September 1999

Multiple identities in a multi-cultural society

January 1999

Reflections from an irony-free country

January 1999

Somali refugees trigger debate on racism in Finland

August 1998

Celebrating diversity or equality?

June 1997

Diane Abbott draws Finns into British race debate

March 1997


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