Thursday, 14 February 2008

Opinion: Respectfully different, by Vince Dams

Two things struck me about the publication of a recent poll which showed that some 56% percent of Spaniards believe that immigrants should be obliged "to respect Spanish customs." The first was just how loaded the concept of respect is here, and the second was that I, an immigrant myself, didn't have a clue what they were talking about. (Full story in printed edition).