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  • Refugees: From Problem to Crisis

    Refugees: From Problem to Crisis

    Recently the media have stopped reporting on the refugee ‘problem’ and started providing daily updates on the developing refugee ‘crisis’. This blog examines the positive and negative aspects of this shift in rhetoric and suggests how to limit its risks.
  • A Politics of Borders in a Summer of Crisis

    A Politics of Borders in a Summer of Crisis

    Due to international tensions, the current summer has been labelled as the “summer of crisis”. Politicians have responded through a language of borders, but the question arises whether such discourse is suitable to denominate contemporary conflicts.
  • It is not about the economy

    It is not about the economy

    The EU, and in particular the Eurozone, is facing a political, economic and monetary crisis. Many people are asking the question why some states were allowed to join the Union in the first place.