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Issue 15 Articles

Inroads 15 has a European focus. Key articles examine the fiscal Crisis of the European Welfare State. The main theme is the limits of Multiculturalism, with France as case study. Many second- and third-generation Muslim immigrants live in ghetto-like neighbourhoods, poorly educated, unemployed, and reliant on social assistance, a state of affairs that has been exploited by right-wing populist politicians. Related to this is a law banning the veil worn by many Muslim girls in French schools. Riva Kastoryano, a researcher on European immigration launches the discussion, What constraints on minority culture can the majority legitimately impose?




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Haitian wheels continue to spin

What should the international community – by which I mean the United Nations and, in particular, the United States, France and Canada – do now? [Inroads 15, 2004]
by Don Cayo


Remembering Claude Ryan

An excerpt from Claude Ryan’s final testament 
Read by his son André Ryan at his funeral on February 13 Translated by John Richards [Inroads 15, 2004]
by John Richards