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Or put more simply, people blame immigrants for the social effects - real or imagined - that they should be blaming the ownership class for.

And immigration is used as a deliberate misdirection to keep people from looking honestly at what the ownerships class has been doing for the last couple of decades.

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Wed Oct 10th, 2007 at 09:13:01 AM EST
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Indeed :
flandersnews.be - First government accord after 120 days!
The accord recognises the need for economic immigration. A kind of 'green card' system is to be implemented. If certain job vacancies cannot be filled by Belgian or other EU member state citizens, a green card will be issued to non-EU citizens.

The Flemish liberal party (Open VLD) is pleased with the aspect regarding economic immigration. "Many companies are unable to fill their vacancies. Now it will be possible for non-EU citizens to play an important role in our economy," says Open VLD chairman Bart Somers.

The struggle of man against tyranny is the struggle of memory against forgetting.(Kundera)
by Elco B (elcob at scarlet dot be) on Wed Oct 10th, 2007 at 09:26:41 AM EST
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