On a midsummer night, three young Iranians pushed a small boat out to sea on the French coast a few miles from Calais. It was midnight and there were no guards around to stop them. (More…)
Author: Behzad YaghmaianBehzad Yaghmaian is a professor of political economy at Ramapo College of New Jersey. His books include Embracing the Infidel: Stories of Muslim Migrants on the Journey West.
European policy-makers must address cultural and political anxieties about Islam and refugees head on, rather than ceding the public debate to the far right and their self-defeating policies, argues Behzad Yaghmaian. (More…)
Refugees, migrants and the struggling middle classes in Europe have all been harmed by neoliberal globalization, writes Behzad Yaghmaian. He makes the case for an alternative “solidarity-based globalism,” including universal basic income and an end to austerity. (More…)