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“The EU works reasonably well when sharing collective gains (from trade, for instance),” Philippe Legrain, a former European Commission adviser, wrote this week for Foreign Policy. “But it is hopeless at sharing out costs, whether the real ones of the financial crisis or the perceived ones of the refugee crisis.

“Seven long years of economic misery … have shredded support for collective European action … Unsurprisingly, then, the EU approach to the refugee crisis has been a shambles.”

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Posted 18 Sep 2015 in Blog, Europe, Immigration, Reuters

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