Immigrants are stealing our jobs! – Wait a minute, what?

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While discrimination against different ethnicity, languages and religions still keeps being active in many countries of the world, the western society is facing some other kind of discrimination against the immigration phenomenon, especially in the last years of world recession, when unemployment is still high in many corners of the world.  Continue reading

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The voice of Veneto on the immigration emergency – a solution proposed by the Governor

The massive immigration issue is still well settled in the Mediterranean. The Media keeps speaking about the immigration emergency in Italy, the EU does not act on these matters while it keeps the “big ones” of the Union well far from the problem and regions of Italy are the only ones who have to deal with the non-stopping flow of migrants crossing the Mediterranean every week from Northern African coasts.  Continue reading

Language racism towards immigrants? No, thank you.

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Recently, this image started roaming around the internet, especially facebook, and it started to cause a lot of discussions about the fact that any foreign person speaking a language which is not the country’s official one should adapt to the local customs and culture, and speak the local language, especially if we talk about residents. This article will not, in fact, consider the great number of tourists who temporarily visit other parts of the world.

Why are foreign people looked at with such annoyance? Why when someone hears a person speaking another language they immediately start making judgments about it?  Continue reading