However lamentable, violence exposure is only the tip of the iceberg: empirical research demonstrates that African-Americans are more vulnerable than whites in a host of different domains, from the labour market to social security. Can we say that racism is not only a mental construct but a real property of the US economic, social and political structure?
While conclusions from the EU summit on migration have just come in, the Old Continent can look to Mogherini for advice.
Re-establishing the legitimacy of the European project and overcoming its (in)famous “democratic deficit” require – among other things – the re-politicization of the relationship between the economic and the social.
Do Europeans prefer that their governments or that EU institutions deal with non-European immigration fluxes? It all depends on the country…
Socio-political tendencies and education both affect whether European citizens choose to show solidarity for refugees.
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