Elections in Rural Portugal Make a Mockery of Democracy

Heresay and heresy on the fringes of Europe

Photo by Jennifer Griffin on Unsplash

Immigrants in Portugal can face xenophobic remarks when they raise their voices and make legitimate demands for change. “Go back to where you come from if you don’t like it here,” is a phrase I’ve often heard, especially when criticizing the way elections are run in small towns and villages. But…