Collective Conciousness / Paradigm Shift / Social Science

Europe and the Joke of Reverse Colonialism

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This is an excellent take on the unfolding refugee crisis in Europe. Well-written, insightful and with a much appreciated sense of irony. Indeed the tides of history appear to have come full circle.

Rhea Harmsen

Europe is being invaded and I’m laughing. But at the same time I’m weeping(really) because people are suffering and dying to escape from war and persecution. How sad it is to walk through a long, long underwater tunnel to get to your cousins, and to be turned back. To be unwanted.

Right now there are upwards of 60 million people, classified by the United Nations as refugees or internally displaced persons. They are wandering the world in search of a home. So sad.

Thousands of displaced persons wander the world in search of a home. http://www.commdiginews.com/world-news/world-voices/refugee-immigration-is-now-a-massive-problem-in-europe-48105/ Thousands of displaced persons wander the world in search of a home. http://www.commdiginews.com/world-news/world-voices/refugee-immigration-is-now-a-massive-problem-in-europe-48105/

But there are many funny stories in this big story. One of them is about Iceland. The government of Iceland said they could only take in 50 refugees this year. Then, the big-hearted people of Iceland got together on Facebook and 11,000 said they would be willing to take refugees into their homes! Ooops…

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