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From NCI, Noticias culturales iberoamericanas. Gracias.

Posted 22 Aug 2008 in Blog, Immigration, Media, Spain
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Posted 07 Apr 2008 in Blog, Britain, Immigration, Media
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I debated this with Andrew Green of MigrationWatch on Radio 4’s World at One programme today. Listen here

Posted 01 Apr 2008 in Blog, Britain, Immigration, Media
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I was a guest on Little Atoms on Friday 18 January. It is a show about ideas on London’s Resonance 104.4 FM. You can listen to my interview here.

Posted 18 Jan 2008 in Blog, Britain, Immigration, Media
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I debated the issue of Britain’s population is unsustainably large with Crispin Tickell on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme this morning. Listen to it here.

Posted 25 Oct 2007 in Blog, Britain, Immigration, Media
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The Office of National Statistics forecasts that Britain’s population will reach 70 million by 2030, with half of the 10 million rise due to migration. If this forecast proves to be correct, is it a bad thing? I debated this on Channel 4 News:

Posted 24 Oct 2007 in Blog, Britain, Immigration, Media
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My keynote speech at the Confederation of Danish Industries’ annual business summit in Copenhagen last week:


Posted 01 Oct 2007 in Blog, Denmark, Immigration, Media
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I made the case for why Denmark needs more immigrants on Deadline, which is a bit like BBC Newsnight. The interview is in English with Danish subtitles.

Posted 01 Oct 2007 in Blog, Denmark, Immigration, Media
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I was interviewed on WNYC radio by Leonard Lopate, a conversation that I very much enjoyed. Listen here.

Posted 13 Sep 2007 in Blog, Immigration, Media, United States
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The speech I gave at the Carnegie Council in New York focuses on the ethics of the immigration debate. Listen here.

Posted 13 Sep 2007 in Blog, Immigration, Media, United States
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Posted 02 May 2007 in Blog, Immigration, Ireland, Media
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When I was last in Australia in February, I appeared on ABC’s Mornings with Margaret Throsby, a radio interview show interspersed with my favourite pieces of classical music. I just found the recording today, so I’m putting it up now. It’s a much more relaxed and broad-ranging interview than most. Listen to it here Tweet

Posted 01 May 2007 in Australia, Blog, Immigration, Media
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I was on Claire Fox News on 18 Doughty Street TV this evening discussing immigration with Claire Fox of the Institute of Ideas, Nathalie Rothschild of Spiked and John Fitzpatrick of the University of Kent. Watch it here Tweet

Posted 01 May 2007 in Blog, Immigration, Media
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I debated the merits of immigration and the government’s proposal for a new Australian-style points system with David Conway of Civitas on BBC Radio 4’s PM programme on 18 April. Listen here

Posted 18 Apr 2007 in Blog, Britain, Immigration, Media
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I appeared as a “witness” on BBC Radio 4’s Moral Maze on 4 April. The topic was what to do about asylum seekers whose claims have been rejected, but are living in the UK destitute and without the right to work. Listen here

Posted 14 Apr 2007 in Blog, Immigration, Media
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On the day that India’s Tata won a bidding war for Corus, the Anglo-Dutch steelmaker that was once British Steel, I debated whether such foreign takeovers of British companies are a good thing with Will Hutton of the Work Foundation on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme. Listen here

Posted 31 Jan 2007 in Blog, Britain, Business, Globalisation, Media
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I debated immigration with Labour MP Frank Field on the Today programme (16 January). Unfortunately, the discussion got bogged down in statistics so I didn’t have time to discuss the broader issues. Listen here

Posted 17 Jan 2007 in Blog, Britain, Immigration, Media
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I was again debating immigration with Andrew Green of anti-immigration lobby group Migrationwatch on Nightwaves, BBC 3’s flagship culture and ideas show last night. Listen here

Posted 12 Jan 2007 in Blog, Britain, Immigration, Media
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Posted 05 Jan 2007 in Blog, Britain, Immigration, Media
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I was a guest on the Simon Mayo show on BBC Radio Five Live on 4 January, talking about my new book. Listen to parts one, two and three

Posted 05 Jan 2007 in Blog, Britain, Immigration, Media