Ethnic Diversity and Social Trust: a Discussion with Merlin Schaeffer

October 17, 2020

“Policies that try to tackle diversity problems make it always salient in people’s minds. And that can backfire, even if well-meant.”

Interview with Ruud Koopmans: Understanding Muslim Immigration to Europe

September 9, 2020

“[Historically] Islamic societies were actually more advance, more liberal, and more tolerant than Western societies. So, there is nothing intrinsic to Islam that explains these problems.”

Interview with Oliver Strijbis: Swiss Lessons on Identity and National Unity

July 3, 2020

“Political ideas are too abstract. They are not enough to make people emotional about identity. Swiss identity has a cultural element”

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