Illegal immigrants try to storm a border checkpoint in central Europe (Image source)
In recent years the topic that has tended to dominate conversations at The World Economic Forum (WEF) held annually at Davos, Switzerland was globalisation, redistribution of jobs and wealth from rich to poor countries and redistribution of people from poor to rich countries. The WEF had been dubbed Bilderberg Lite, a kind of secondary Bilderberg Group meeting to which the public (assuming they can afford £$€stupid for a cup of very mediocre coffee (Davos as a resort does not encourage non-millionaires) is talking about a different matter this time round. Europe's immigration crisis and the similar though not so immediate problem in the USA, and the likely consequences for the economies of the developed world is top of the agenda.
Yesterday news bulletins reported that French Prime Minister Manuel Valls warned that the European Union (EU) could soonvery break up as a result of the migrant crisis that is overwhelming Europe. Addressing delegates at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, M. Valls reminded delegates the EU had not been created as an entity which could withstand "such powerful crises".
Valls said that Europe could not be expected to absorb all the migrants fleeing what he called terrible wars in Iraq or Syria. Pointing out that is was not just a numbers problem, but a question of incompatible cultures and profound religious differences that made necessary the reduction of migrants coming into EU nations. "Otherwise,” he said, “our societies will be totally destabilized."
More than a million migrants arrived in Europe last year, mostly from the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa and mostly without even the most basic travel documents such as national ID cards. On Friday (22 Jan) alone, at least 40 people drowned in the Aegean Sea as their boats sank off Greek islands.
In an interview with BBC’s Lyse Doucet, at the summit of global elites in the plush Davos ski resort, Valls said that Europe needed to take urgent action to control its external borders, and that the concept of Europe itself was now in grave danger.
“That’s why you need border guards and controls outside the European Union. Sometimes we had the feeling that borders did not exist. No, borders do exist so you have to protect them,” he said.
“If Europe is not capable of protecting its own borders, the very idea of Europe will be questioned,” he said.
Without offering any practical solution, Valls suggested that unless the conflict in the Middle East and North Africa can be settled, Europe’s migrant crisis will continue.
The French Prime Minister has started a trend it seems. Today another French politician, Finance Minister Emmanuel Macron followed up the warnings by Prime Minister Valls and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, who said Europe only had six to eight weeks to resolve the refugee problem.
"When spring comes and the numbers quadruple, we cannot as the EU cope with the numbers any longer," Rutte told news reporters.
Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski said EU leaders had overlooked the flood of migrants entering Poland, seeking refuge from the civil war between the government and ethnic Russian separatists in the east of the country. He said the burden not adequately acknowledged in Brussels, the EU capital, by bureaucrats who insisted Poland should take its quota of African and middle eastern migrants.
“We are alone in handling this crisis,” the representative of Poland's eurosceptic government said.
EU foreign affairs head Federica Mogherini spoke against the hypocrisy displayed by EU member states that pledged support for pan - European solutions, only to refuse to implement proposals they claim are 'too generous for refugees'.
Mario Draghi, head of the European Central Bank, said refugees could be an "opportunity" to stimulate economic growth. This only demonstrates how out of touch with reality the ruling elite of the world really are. All European nations face massive economic and unemployment problems as businesses are made uncompetitive in world markets by excessive bureaucracy, and punitive taxes levied in part to bat social benefits to illiterate, uneducated and unemployable immigrants.
German Streets Descend Into Lawlessness -part 1
During the first six months of 2016, migrants committed 142,500 crimes, according to the Federal Criminal Police Office. This is equivalent to 780 crimes committed by migrants every day. The data includes only those crimes in which a suspect has been caught. Thousands of migrants who entered the country as "asylum seekers" or "refugees" have gone missing. Many are thought to be engaging in robbery and criminal violence.
No Easy Answers For Immigration
The most sensible immigration policy is one that matches demand for labour with supply. While ensuring compassion and capacity for genuine refugees, we should take care that new arrivals looking for 'a better life' do not land in such numbers they become a burden on those that host them.
Britain Unable to Deport Undocumented Migrants
If their asylum applications have failed it is because there is no reason to suspect they face death or imprisonment if they are sent back to their country of origin. So we give them a choice, we'll give you a free passage home or you can work dor your living shovelling shit on a pig farm. These people come to us as supplicants and beggars can't be choosers.
Islamification Of Germany: Regensburg City Council Considers 'Women-Only' Transportation
Public segregation of men and women, women only buses, segregated sessions at the swimming pool. European politicians have betrayed the people of Europe and are giving away our traditional freedoms in order to appease bestiali Muslim immigrants.Immigrant Invasion
Immigrant sharia zones
Immigration marginalising the Europe's white working classes
Europe not the promied land for immigrants
Sweden's national suicide by immigration
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