Category Archives: Democracy And Refugees

Dishonestly attacking migration policies in Hungary as in US

By Andrew L. Urban. Mass migration – the world’s migraine – is a violent battleground for political point scoring. We reported on April 2, 2018 just one example of how dishonestly opponents of Donald Trump paint his policies on illegal … Continue reading

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South African tragedy reveals moral zeros

By Andrew L. Urban. The critics of plans to offer asylum to white South African farmers (eg the Greens) are morally bankrupt and stupid to boot. Morally bankrupt because they pretend that the selection criteria is the colour of their … Continue reading

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What future for migrants & refugees?

By Andrew L. Urban Douglas Murray’s provocative article in The Weekend Australian, (17/18 March, 2018), ‘Add new migrants and stir carefully’ discusses the challenges of mass migration from the point of view of Australia and other host countries. But do … Continue reading

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Into the nothing: first Europe, now Australia

By Andrew L. Urban.  Douglas Murray’s new book, The Strange Death of Europe: immigration, identity, Islam (Bloomsbury Continuum, 2017) is ‘a highly personal account of a continent and culture caught in the act of suicide’. It’s not only Europe …. The … Continue reading

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Sanctuary: humane or insane?

By Andrew L. Urban. Just when you thought Angela Merkel’s open invitation to refugees to swarm into Europe in vast unfiltered numbers was discredited by the consequences, along comes the turbo charged version. American courts and ‘sanctuary cities’ are openly … Continue reading

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Hungary’s migration migraine

By Andrew L. Urban. Budapest, October 3, 2016: It’s the morning after the referendum on migrants being sent to Hungary by the EU. The question was: “Do you want the European Union to be able to mandate the obligatory resettlement … Continue reading

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Merkel’s mistake – feeling not thinking

By Andrew L. Urban. There’s an old saying: Life is a comedy for those who think, a tragedy for those who feel. If you think about it, the mass migration crisis drowning Europe (and many refugees), could have been managed … Continue reading

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Germany’s good deed gets punished

As this extract from the January 21, 2016, report by Der Spiegel staff proves, no good deed goes unpunished, and Germany’s naïve and self-destructive ‘good deed’ to welcome any and all comers is a sorry example of how. The numbers … Continue reading

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Where I’m from this is handled by men

By Andrew L. Urban. The personnel manager for a company in the southwestern German state of Baden-Württemberg remembers how a male employee … asked to meet with a male colleague instead of her. “I have nothing against you,” he said, … Continue reading

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Leadership and common sense missing in refugee action

By Andrew L. Urban Reporting on parts of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s speech to The Association of Christian Intelligentsia in Budapest on Friday, October 29, 2015, Hungarian Spectrum blogger Eva Balogh was somewhat dismissive of Orbán: “As far as … Continue reading

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