Islam, in a paradoxical way, has become a political and cultural resource for the singularization of immigrants, for their quest for recognition, and so it indicates in turn their particular citizenship in the public space of Europe.
Nilüfer Göle on the mute symbols on Islam. We need to begin talking about this soon in Ireland because if the ‘debate‘ on blasphemy is anything to go on, we’ve got a lot of collective talking to do. Thomas Byrne‘s defence of the new law was particularly shallow in that we needed it because there was a constitutional loophole. A convenient beard for a government lacking in any leadership in this area. Is this another proxy for ‘not talking about migration’?