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Roma in the Czech Republic and Slovakia

If you’re Roma, you probably want to leave the Czech Republic. According to a new study of Romani children of Czech and Slovak nationality who migrated with their families to the UK, overall conditions in the host country far exceed, … Continue reading

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Pierogi and Nationalism

Pierogi are delicious. They’re unleavened dumplings. Take a doughy, ravioli-like base, wrap it in beef or cabbage or whatever else is around, then fry it or boil it or bake it (frying is really the best) and out come perogi. … Continue reading

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The Decline of Tourism in the US

Anyone who’s ever traveled to the US knows that entering the country can be a tedious and humiliating task. Fence or no fence, there are many obstacles to entering the country. Even as a duel jus soli and jus sanguinis … Continue reading

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More Reasons to Support Increased Immigration

There are two basic effects of immigration that can be measured, however inadequately, to determine immigration’s economic impact on a country: immigration surplus and net fiscal transfer. Immigration surplus tries to count the ways immigrants contribute to the economy – … Continue reading

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The case for low-skilled immigration

The settling in of the global economic crisis has sparked the predictable triad of reactionary political sentiment: protectionism, nationalism and anti-immigration(ism). Let’s focus on immigration. The basic argument against immigration goes like this: why should a state liberalize its immigration … Continue reading

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