Germany has gone its own way with its open-door migration policy. Like a disapproving headmaster, it looks down on its European neighbours with growing moral arrogance. read more
In a time when an increasing percentage of European feel alienated from their governments and at the mercy of economic forces, the Roma are no longer the only marginalized group. Crisis can become the spawning point for new inclusivity.
A decade from today, 20 Percent of some Eastern European countries will have a Roma ancestry. Yet despite strength in numbers, the cycle of exclusion and marginalization persists.