The Immigration Impasse
Socially dangerous views on immigration were once confined to the margins of political discourse. Now, in the wake of refugee crises and terrorist attacks, these sentiments have become politically more acceptable, helping propel Donald Trump to the White House, influence the vote on Brexit and make Marine Le Pen popular in France. Go Back to Where You Came From explains how we got here and why the extreme Right has grown stronger in countries that have historically been defenders of human rights and models of tolerance. By combining narrative history and on-the-ground reporting, including interviews with refugees, alt-right activists, the rising stars of the new Right and the intellectuals who enabled them, Sasha Polakow-Suransky shows how this phenomenon has quickly reshaped the political landscape.
Polakow-Suransky photo by Chris Gloag
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