IS EASTERN EUROPE MORE RACIST THAN THE WEST?
by Kenan Malik
An extract from my latest column for the International New York Times on the migrant crisis and the supposed ‘cultural gap’ between Eastern and Western Europe: Judging by the newspapers lately, one might be forgiven for thinking that until Hungary started putting up fences, the European Union had open borders and welcomed migrants with kindness and gentleness. In fact, over the past 25 years, the union has constructed what many justly call ‘Fortress Europe’, keeping out migrants not with fences […]
Categories: International, Race & Immigration • Tags: britain, eastern europe, european union, fortress europe, hungary, immigration, racism, xenophobia