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Man Fed Up With Immigration Debate Buys His Own Newspaper Ad
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Man Fed Up With Immigration Debate Buys His Own Newspaper Ad

Anybody who’s been following the news will no doubt be aware that today is the day that the UK votes on whether to leave or remain in the European Union. And if you have been following it, you’ll no doubt be aware of what a boring and propaganda-fueled debate it is. Misinformation abounds, and nobody can agree on anything except that the apocalypse is coming one way or another. But one man has decided to take a stand against all of this nonsense. His name is Laurence Taylor and he’s become something of an overnight hero after taking out a full page advert in the Metro Newspaper.

“I’m fed up with the rubbish being talked about immigration,” read the advert. “Vote Remain Or Leave, up to you, but do it based on facts not fear.” Above the text is a pie-chart illustrating the reality about immigration – one of the debate’s most contentious topics. And with this simple gesture, Mr. Taylor just won the vote of millions. (h/t: Mashable)

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Image credits: Jamie Osman

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Gene L
Community Member
6 years ago

The problem isn't immigration. It's that the migrants are not spread fairly around, and various towns and cities have different needs / abilities.

Daria B
Community Member
6 years ago

"They say immigrants steal the hubcaps - of the respecteeeeeed gentlemen. They say it would be wine an' roses - if England were for Englishmen again" ♬♪

Sergiu Popovici
Community Member
6 years ago

0.5% a year is quite alot.That's a 5% increase in population from immigration alone in 10 years.That means that in 2 terms time there needs to be 5% more of everything, excluding all the migrants that are already there having kids and not being integrated, and ofc the UK population.Besides that number will never stay the same.Most probable it will rise dramatically.Also, immigration drives the salaries down, and this doesn't happen across the board, meaning a slight decrease in all industries, it's usually on a per industry basis, where in different periods, the working class of a whole industry gets fucked in the ass, while the rest are ok.But not for long :)).

It's Caturday
Community Member
5 years ago

Europe has a negative birthdate overall, even though Britain's is picking up. An increase in the population over time, whether via birth or immigration, or both, is natural and good for the economy. Also, I'm assuming your calculation over 10 years doesn't take into account the death rates, not the gains in taxes and labor. In any case, your reasoning just doesn't follow logic or economics, I'm afraid.

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Gene L
Community Member
6 years ago

The problem isn't immigration. It's that the migrants are not spread fairly around, and various towns and cities have different needs / abilities.

Daria B
Community Member
6 years ago

"They say immigrants steal the hubcaps - of the respecteeeeeed gentlemen. They say it would be wine an' roses - if England were for Englishmen again" ♬♪

Sergiu Popovici
Community Member
6 years ago

0.5% a year is quite alot.That's a 5% increase in population from immigration alone in 10 years.That means that in 2 terms time there needs to be 5% more of everything, excluding all the migrants that are already there having kids and not being integrated, and ofc the UK population.Besides that number will never stay the same.Most probable it will rise dramatically.Also, immigration drives the salaries down, and this doesn't happen across the board, meaning a slight decrease in all industries, it's usually on a per industry basis, where in different periods, the working class of a whole industry gets fucked in the ass, while the rest are ok.But not for long :)).

It's Caturday
Community Member
5 years ago

Europe has a negative birthdate overall, even though Britain's is picking up. An increase in the population over time, whether via birth or immigration, or both, is natural and good for the economy. Also, I'm assuming your calculation over 10 years doesn't take into account the death rates, not the gains in taxes and labor. In any case, your reasoning just doesn't follow logic or economics, I'm afraid.

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