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Unemployment among ethnic minority youths in Holland passes 28%

February 11, 2013


The unemployment rate among people with an ethnic minority background rose to 15.5% last year, up nearly 2.5 percentage points on the previous year, the national statistics office CBS said on Friday. By contrast, the jobless rate among native white Dutch reached 5%, up from 4.2% in 2011. The increase was sharpest among the under-25s. […]

“It’s not rhetoric to draw parallels with Nazism”, by Laurie Penny

September 4, 2012


(PUBLISHED IN THE INDEPENDENT) “After the immigrants, you’re next.” That’s what was written on flyers that appeared this week in the gay clubbing district of Athens. As violence against immigrants and ethnic minorities escalates across Greece, supporters of the ultra-right Golden Dawn party have also begun to promote hate attacks on homosexuals and people with […]

Resumes proposal on education reform in France

August 21, 2012


(PUBLISHED IN LE NOUVEL OBSERVATEUR) The proposal initiated in early July by Vincent Peillon to reform the school will resume on Monday after the summer holidays in such sensitive areas as the school year, and will precede the presentation of a report and the introduction of legislation in the fall. La concertation, promesse de François […]