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The Staggering Scale of Germany’s Refugee Project
The Atlantic- http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2015/09/germany-merkel-refugee-asylum/405058/
‘But Germany’s recent policy shifts on the European migrant crisis – vast numbers of asylum-seekers, escaping war and persecution in countries such as Syria and Iraq, flooding into southern Europe – have shoved headlines in entirely the opposite direction.’
Germany’s history explains why it’s so accepting of refugees – and why it wants austerity for Greece
Business Insider – http://www.businessinsider.com/germanys-history-explains-why-its-so-accepting-of-refugees-and-why-it-wants-austerity-for-greece-2015-9?r=UK&IR=
‘Europe’s biggest economy was the bad guy in the Greek crisis earlier this year, blamed for the austerity policies that the country attempted to reject. It’s now Europe’s angel – the model that liberals around the continent want their governments to copy.’
Germany’s response to the refugee crisis is admirable. But I fear it cannot last.
The Guardian – http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/sep/06/germany-refugee-crisis-syrian
‘These days Willkommenskultur is used to encourage help for the hundreds of thousands of refugees coming to Germany. And thousands of Germans have pitched in.’