Links

Swedish Nationalists Rise as Influx of Syrian Refugees Grows“, Bloomberg.com.

Looking at 10 per cent of the vote in a proportionally representative electoral system. Sweden’s ‘One Nation’ moment.

The big dangers of our millionaire visa“, Australian Financial Review

Canadian housing difficulties tied to millionaire visa. Australia’s is quite different but a level of wariness is warranted.

Largest Refugee Population by Country of Destinations“, Migration Policy Institute

A neat visualisation on refugee stocks over the last half century.

Going it alone“, Washington Post

A look into a deputy sheriff on patrol near the U.S.-Mexico border. The level of institutional poverty is horrific.

In Honduras, U.S. deportees seek to journey north again“, LA Times

This policy dilemma is not going away for the U.S. government. The human toll is extremely sad.

Puerto Rican Population declines on Island, Grows on U.S. Mainland“, Pew Hispanic

Economic opportunity appears to be driving Puerto Rican’s to the United States in escalating numbers.

Are migrants good for the UK economy?“, New Statesman

Yes.

Embracing Our Common Humanity – 2014 Angelo Roncalli Lecture“, Penny Wong

This was the best speech I have read recently. Poignant, relevant. It made me proud to be a member of the same party as Senator Wong.

 

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