I can’t believe what I’m seeing. Anders Adermark

Brexit: the view from Eastern Europe

The UK's decision to leave the European Union has baffled many in Poland, the Czech Republic and Romania, where nostalgia for life before the EU is virtually non-existent.
Brexit campaigners argue an Australian-style skilled migration system would limit migration and benefit the UK economy. Reuters/Stefan Rousseau

Explainer: what is Australia’s ‘points system’ for immigration?

If it wins, Leave would strip European Union citizens of the automatic right to live and work in the UK in favour of an Australian-style “points-test” system for skilled workers.
An anti-immigrant mood has been sweeping the West, such as in Finland. Scanpix Sweden/Reuters

Why we’re wrong to blame immigrants for our sputtering economies

Many politicians in the West – from backers of Brexit to Donald Trump – have convinced voters that immigrants are hurting their economies. The evidence suggests otherwise.

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