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The US reopens to foreign visitors* (*terms and conditions apply) | Borderline #20

The US reopens to foreign visitors* (*terms and conditions apply) | Borderline #20

I've lived through freedom fries and Brexit. But it's a first when a feud embroils 83% of the flags in my Twitter bio.

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
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Xinjiang, a most perfect dystopia | Borderline #19

Xinjiang, a most perfect dystopia | Borderline #19

“It is the world's most sophisticated surveillance state.”

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
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Who are the real nomads? | Borderline (redux) #18

Who are the real nomads? | Borderline (redux) #18

Welcome to season 4 of the podcast and a revamped newsletter.

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
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"Why should my gratitude be any more explicit than yours?"

"Why should my gratitude be any more explicit than yours?"

Dina Nayeri, author of The Ungrateful Refugee, on everything newcomers keep from the native-born

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
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Loving a country sneaks up on you

Loving a country sneaks up on you

"It's a melancholy feeling to be othered by the State just as I'm starting to feel like I belong here."

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
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Will the Brexit generation be the next Windrush scandal?

Will the Brexit generation be the next Windrush scandal?

What went wrong for Caribbean immigrants to the UK could befall Europeans a generation later. I explore past and future with Amelia Gentleman.

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
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We are one (literally)

We are one (literally)

A new format for Borderline's first birthday. This week, the EU settlement scheme, Refugee Week, Kamala Harris, the G7 and the Fastly outage. Tuck in.

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
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"Good stuff doesn't float to the top, it claws its way to the middle" / Members' letter #16

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
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