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A Time to Be Kind

Christmas can have many different meanings for each individual, for some it could mean joy, family, tradition, for others it could be a time for mourning or reflection. But for all those who celebrate Christmas, it should be a time to forgive, to give, to be tolerant and kind. What I have seen today at our romanian traditional Christmas meal was nothing like it – and with politics and economics subtly becoming the predominant subjects at our family gathering, I

“We All Are Refugees”

WHS president Dr. Bernd Kriegesmann welcomes the discussion participants and audience. It is a fact that the integration of refugees will take years; Europe is just at the beginning of a flood of duties, barriers and – that’s the most important point – opportunities and chances. A current discussion at the Westfälische Hochschule in Gelsenkirchen (WHS), Germany, was called as a reaction on the ongoing changing in the refugee politics. The latest data says that till the end of the

The European Market

Europe is still confronted with the refugee crisis, but there might have been a little change regarding the distribution of migrants. There had been a big argument between Western and Eastern Europe, because the East refused the arrangement of splitting the refugees all over the European countries. “Only” 120.000 are concerned and can’t be sure about their stay in Europe, in comparison: Germany already offered asylum to more than 600.000 people in 2015. But still, in the last couple of

The Refugee Bazaar

In between the small allies the curious onlooker pack down. They came from all over the continent to catch a massive bargain – to demonstrate the other mighty rulers that they are the most powerful. The sales booths are decorated in the most beautiful colors that a sales booth only may look like in your wildest dreams. The presented shimmering goods put a long journey to be part of this extraordinary spectacle. Spectacle is an extenuated description for the atmosphere

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