Taking a Hard Look at Integration 'Can We Confront Others with Principles We Don't Even Uphold?'

Many would argue that the integration of immigrants in Europe has been a failure. Dutch sociologist Paul Scheffer, 55, spoke with SPIEGEL about cultural reciprocity, the need for self-criticism and why tolerance cannot be based on fear.
Photo Gallery: 'Not Interested in Assigning Blame'
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Photo Gallery: 'Not Interested in Assigning Blame'

Interview conducted by Henryk M. Broder and Jan Fleischhauer
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