‘Since 2015, the EU has increasingly demanded that African states repress migration on its behalf. It secures their compliance through economic coercion — exploiting debt relations which have in recent times sharply turned in favor […]
Farmers in Ghana say cheap Italian tomatoes are ruining their businesses. Many have travelled to seek work abroad. Sam Okyere is a lecturer in Sociology at the University of Nottingham. He is primarily interested in […]
The agreement between Italy and Albania to relocate asylum seekers to an Italian run enclave in the Balkans country is unlikely to be legal, and will only make asylum processes more arduous and cumbersome. Lorenzo […]
What’s in store from our unelected European Commission in the next half-decade. Read the article HERE.
How do undocumented workers make a living in the food delivery sector? How can trade unions recruit migrant gig workers and ensure decent working conditions for all riders? The Gig Economy Project spoke to Paola […]
An overview of the world’s changing demographics and what governments are trying to do about them, a key issue but seldom discussed. John P. Ruehl is an Australian-American journalist living in Washington, D.C. He is […]
Useful insight into what countries on the other side of the Mediterranean gain from signing migration control deals with the EU. It’s not good. Katharina Natter is Senior Assistant Professor at the Institute of Political […]
The EU’s latest partner across the Med is carrying out a campaign of violence, mass expulsions and political repression. In ‘Politco.EU’. Read the article HERE.
In June, Italy’s government impounded the Sea-Eye 4 rescue ship for 20 days as part of a crackdown on NGOs that save migrants’ lives at sea. Crew members told Robin Jaspert why they won’t be intimidated by authorities […]
The EU’s new Pact on Migration and Asylum reduces protection standards and is heavily reliant on so-called “safe third countries”. Catherine Woollard is Director of the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE). Cross-posted from […]