Closing Borders is not a Moral Option #WATWB

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There is nothing new about refugee crises. As my followers will know, I have, over the last 2-3 years, been exploring the appalling events that took place in Ireland between 1845 and the early 1850s. These events led to an exodus of people from Ireland to North America, and Australia.

watwic-bright-tuqblkLast week I was privileged to be a (minor) part of the 7th International Famine Conference which took place in Strokestown Park House, home of the Irish National Famine Museum. The event was truly international, with contributions from academics from the USA, Canada, Australia the United Kingdom and Germany.

My link will take you to a film by a Canadian documentary film maker, made as part of Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations last year, it describes the way ordinary Canadians responded to the arrival on their shores of ships laden with refugees from Ireland’s disaster. The film received it’s…

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6 thoughts on “Closing Borders is not a Moral Option #WATWB

  1. Bleeding hearts have more loyal friends than wall-builders. I will never support a wall of any sort…because besides preferring friends, walls may keep others out, but they also keep us IN. And there is a reason a gun turret swivels, folks.

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