Tag archive for ‘Social Issues’
Joschka Fischer
Joschka Fischer On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Former German Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor Joschka Fischer: Europe’s Reality Check

Until a few weeks ago, Europeans believed they lived in a kind of sanctuary, insulated from the world’s current conflicts. Certainly, the news and images of drowned migrants were dreadful; but the tragedy More...

George Soros On Monday, September 28th, 2015

GEORGE SOROS: Rebuilding the Asylum System

The European Union needs to accept responsibility for the lack of a common asylum policy, which has transformed this year’s growing influx of refugees from a manageable problem into yet another political More...

Lucy P. Marcus On Saturday, September 12th, 2015

Lucy P. Marcus: The Business Case for Europe’s Refugees

In the face of the largest influx of refugees into Europe in decades, the responses and policy proposals from the European Union and its member governments have varied enormously, and the debate has become More...

Daniel Gros On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Daniel Gros, Director of Center for European Policy Studies: Europe Under Siege?

Many Europeans feel like their countries are under assault, as huge numbers of migrants flow across their borders. Whether they are being exposed to refugees firsthand, or just seeing images of them splashed More...

News Brief On Monday, September 7th, 2015

Vanessa Selbst, top female pro poker player, to lead charity event for Urban Justice Center 

Vanessa Selbst has spent the last seven years slaying her competition at the poker table. Now she wants to eradicate social injustice.Implausible? Not for the Brooklyn native who is not only the highest earning More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, September 7th, 2015

IsraAID sending team to help refugees in Europe

Streams of desperate refugees flooding Europe from the Middle East, Asia and Africa will soon get a helping hand from IsraAID , a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded in Israel in 2001 to More...

Netanyahu rejects calls to offer asylum for Syrian refugees

Israel is not indifferent to the human tragedy of the refugee crisis but is small and cannot simply throw open its doors to the flood, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Sunday at the weekly cabinet meeting, More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, September 6th, 2015

Israeli NGO Heads to Europe to Assist Migrants

  Streams of desperate refugees flooding Europe from the Middle East, Asia and Africa will soon get a helping hand from IsraAID, a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded in Israel in 2001 More...

News Brief On Saturday, September 5th, 2015

First refugees arrive from Hungary after Austria and Germany open borders

  The first of thousands of refugees reached Austria early on Saturday morning after busloads left Hungary in a sudden exodus when the Austrian and German governments agreed to receive them. About 1, 200 More...

News Brief On Friday, September 4th, 2015

Bayern Munich open up club to refugees; donate $1.1 million for classes and hot meals

  GERMAN club Bayern Munich pledged yesterday to donate €1 million to refugee projects and provide German classes and hot meals to victims of the ongoing crisis. Germany is currently experiencing More...

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