The politics of counting people at borders: Brief Twitter conversation with @FrontexEU

Postcards from ...

How many newspapers will report Frontex figure with the caveat: “this may include significant double counting”? Is this not utterly irresponsible given the political implications and moral panic generated by inflated figures? I hinted to Frontex politics of counting in a piece on Calais in The Conversation : https://theconversation.com/calais-migrants-are-not-invadin… but didn’t expect a blunt admission like this.

Brief conversation with @FrontexEU, 13 October 2015 Brief conversation with @FrontexEU, 13 October 2015

View original post 24 more words

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s