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Die Berliner Republik, 06/12. Wenn Vorbehalte gegen Eingewanderte und Einwanderung laut werden, gehen Progressive nicht selten in Deckung. Das ist ein großer Fehler. Denn sowohl progressive Prinzipien als auch Pragmatismus und ökonomische Vernunft sprechen dafür, Einwanderung und Vielfalt ohne Wenn und Aber zu unterstützen

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Michael Gove points out the benefits of coalition government: What helps is having two parties, different cultures, overlapping perspectives, coming from different positions, challenging each other. True. Different cultures and perspectives challenging each other are also among the biggest benefits of immigration: they leads to innovation and better decision-making. Tweet

Posted 03 Oct 2010 in Blog, Diversity, Immigration
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Posted 18 May 2009 in Blog, Diversity, Media, New Zealand
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Click here to read the article. Sorry for the poor quality of the scan. In case you’re wondering, I’m the one (very jetlagged) in the photo on the right. Tweet

Posted 16 May 2009 in Blog, Diversity, New Zealand
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I'm in New Zealand for 2 weeks speaking about the economic benefits of diversity at a series of events in Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch. NZ is small country that will always be geographically remote, but it is intimately connected to the rest of the world through its wonderfully diverse people. Their diversity is an often […]

Posted 12 May 2009 in Blog, Diversity, New Zealand