Changing the Face of Europe: The Great Migration, Part 1

In the last decade, immigration has accounted for more than half of the population increase across Europe. The Office for National Statistics reported that EU member states are recipients of “large-scale” immigration citing that 54% of the increase of the UK population between 1991 and 2012 was due to the direct contribution of net migr [...]

UK Fails to Represent Ethnic Diversity Despite Record Breaking Election Results

Though Thursday’s election in the UK yielded record breaking results for BME (Black, Minority and Ethnic) citizens, the fight for equal representation is far from over. Thanks in part to initiatives like Operation Black Vote (OBV), there are now 38 BME MPs in the Commons, but the number is still far from the 84 seats needed for Parliament to [...]