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“There’s a limit to your love…”

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Photo: Magdalena Lagaleriade >> http://bit.ly/1oDdK3H

This is the real problem: The desire (or lack thereof) to be engaged in a process of integration is tempered by the prospect of people who look different from us, who are non-European and have a different religion.

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Paris Attacks: The media debacle involving a female terrorism suspect

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I strongly condemn and am devastated by the recent terrorist attacks in France, in Lebanon, in Egypt and elsewhere. But I felt that I could not be silent about one of the latest examples of shoddy, irresponsible, salacious media coverage, related to the attacks. And in times like these, when panic is widespread, when violence and hatred and prejudice especially beget more violence and hatred and prejudice, this type of coverage is especially dangerous.

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A Note on Post-Terror Commemoration

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Have you ever thought about the power struggles going on behind setting up memorials for victims of terror acts?

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Paris Attacks: Refusing Emotional Manipulation

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Christijan is sick of people playing with our emotions to hide the truth behind this weekend’s attacks. Let’s look at things from another perspective.

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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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Photo: Magdalena Lagaleriade >> http://bit.ly/1oDdK3H

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

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