France is not calling any more the poor Europeans it expels from its territory ‘Roma’, but prefers to refer to their nationality or simply to call them “nomads”. A year and a half ago, Italy avoided Commission criticism for discriminating against Roma in a fingerprinting campaign targeted at the ethnic group. The reason for […]
Part 2 of a summer series on real risks. 24,000 children died today from poverty. That is a real risk we can do something about. Climate change is a potential risk we can’t do very much about. Guess where we chose to put our money? That’s right – pet food.
I was looking over a list of jobs with various agencies in Brussels. A large number of these sought ‘interns’, for unpaid positions. The UK’s Tatler magazine recently had an article called The Interns: Never have so many battled to get coffee for so few. The Tatler article puts the issue into a […]
Day 2 of the Biennale Firenze saw the event split into three simultaneous workshops. Each of these workshops brought together experts from civil society to discuss the role of education as a means of social inclusion. Specifically, they focused on social engagement, access to the labour market and the exercise of rights. By bringing together… » read more