Society & Culture
Leid Stories—Behind Europe’s ‘Refugee’ Problem; Notes From the Margins—12.04.17
The European Union since 2015 has seen a huge increase in the number of people breaking through its borders, fleeing wretched conditions in their countries of origin. In previous years, those flocking to Western Europe were mostly refugees from repressive Eastern Bloc countries. But now, they are mostly West Africans fleeing war-ravaged countries. The EU wants to stop the illegal flow of Africans into several its 28 member-states.
Gilbert Mercier, cofounder and coeditor-in-chief of News Junkie Post and author of The Orwellian Empire, explains what’s behind the mass from West Africa.
Leid Stories updates a few topics recently discussed on the program.
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