Author: Tim Dixon
Tim Dixon is the co-founder of More in Common, an initiative to counter threats to open and inclusive societies in Europe and the US. He co-founded several organisations including The Syria Campaign and Colombian peace group Movilizatorio. Dixon was also a senior adviser to two Australian prime ministers. He tweets at @dixontim.

Support for Italy’s Matteo Salvini may be rising, but his dehumanizing vision of migrants represents only a minority of Italians. While international observers are right to be anxious when Italy’s deputy prime minister quotes wartime fascist leader Benito Mussolini, the attitudes of Italians towards migrants and migration are far more nuanced than those of its populist government. (More…)