In north Africa, people are still escaping the failed Arab Spring. The Italian island of Lampedusa is located just 70 miles from Tunisia, making it a handy first stop for boat people desirous of relocating to the welfare heaven of Europe.
And they do. Last year the many thousands of uninvited foreigners overran the small island [...]
Spanish-language media has a strong anti-assimilation agenda based on its own self-interest. If the Mexicans and other hispanic immigrants get pulled into American culture (like speaking English) then Spanish radio and TV doesn’t have a captive audience. So Univision and Telemundo want Mexican newbies to stay tuned in and balkanized.
Spanish media has been one of [...]
Last spring, the National Geographic magazine did a photo spread and article extolling Marseille (30-40% Islamic) as representing the ideal multicultural city, where a diverse population could get along. A few months later, the sweet fairytale was disproved by Islamic violence (detailed in my blog Happy Diversity Icon Marseille Experiences Muslim Rioting over Burqa).
The latest [...]