Migrant crisis exposes muddled thinking

Migrants at Calais: The rhetoric surrounding the crisis as of hundreds of thousands have been displaced from their homeland is appalling
I ALWAYS feel a prickle of amusement when I listen to people who are completely hell bent on keeping their tiny part of the universe free from pesky foreigners. They’re everywhere. Every country has their share, every town and on some occasion even streets. The ‘foreigners’ don’t even have to be foreign – witness racist attacks in Northern Ireland on homes of people born and bred in an area, but not wanted because they are a couple of shades darker than their neighbours. Well, I say a couple of shades darker… What amuses me is that many of those sa[...]

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