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How Europe Must Change

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The outcome of Germany’s federal election next Sunday will play a crucial role in determining the European Union’s direction in the coming years. Two issues have been at the heart of the campaign: how to cope with migration and the willingness of the EU’s strong economies to assist the weak.

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    European Colonialism in Africa Is Alive

    Stelios Michalopoulos & Elias Papaioannou

    A proper reckoning with the past is long overdue for Europe's former colonial powers. But while toppling statues may be justified, it is more important for Europeans to understand how the political, economic, and social legacy of colonialism still operates today.

    trace the ongoing social, economic, and political consequences of the centuries-long exploitation of Africa.
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