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Paris Attacks: Notre solidarité avec Paris — This horrific event is a game-changer

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Our solidarity with the victims of this horrendous event.

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4 myths about refugees and asylum-seekers

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The very complicated facts of Asylpolitik, explained here, easily debunk the xenophobic myths that have been circulating around.

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#BullshitRadar: The politics of making a “threat”

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Using German legalese and quotes from the constitution to argue for charges to be pressed against Merkel for “people smuggling”, the AfD wanted to communicate to their frustrated supporters that this party is a party of deeds. Why this “deed” at this time?

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The source of the refugee crisis

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During the last weeks European policymakers have been fighting with each other over the best way to respond to the current refugee crisis. However difficult the political negotiations are – they are a mess; much worse than the Greek debacle, as far as integrity of EU institutions are concerned – no refugee relocation and integration plan will be effective. The reason is that any European-only-plan ignores the source of the problem: The Syrian civil war.

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Refugees Welcome: Returning from “bella Italia”

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Prof. Helena Flam vividly tells her accidental journey with refugees from Italy to Germany.

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