Contradictions of Labor

The good doctor explores the inconsistent British attitude toward skilled versus unskilled immigration in last week’s Law & Liberty article.

That we “celebrate” (to employ the current cant expression) foreign workers in the National Health Service but lament or reprehend the importation of fruit-pickers from Eastern Europe is surely indicative of willful avoidance of difficult and disturbing questions. We think in connotations rather than in denotations. We see what is on one side of the curtain but choose not to look behind it.

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