Brexit: Food Supply

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Brexit: Food Supply

Post by CROCKD » 21 May 2017 17:28

An interesting article about what the exclusion of EU citizens may mean for the UK food supply and costs.
Hint: UK workers just do not want the jobs that the EU workers are supposedly taking from them.
https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... -labour-eu
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Post by ghariton » 21 May 2017 18:33

Thank you for the link. I really should pay the Guardian, given the number of free stories on their site that I read.

The U.K.'s labour issues remind me of the debates in Canada concerning our temporary foreign worker program.

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Post by Shakespeare » 21 May 2017 19:21

Or what happens in the US food-picking states if they outlaw Mexicans.
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Re: Brexit: Food Supply

Post by max88 » 23 May 2017 21:01

The dumb lazy locals (DLL) will be fine, as long as temporary foreign workers (TFW) make less money (than DLL) and are sent back to home country to rot and die when they can no longer work.

TFW's are all herbivore, while DLL's are mostly carnivore and omnivore. It doesn't matter how much food the herbivore produce, they are at the whim of predatory carnivore. There are always more herbivore than carnivore, to maintain a balanced ecosystem. As long as the TFW's cannot become DLL's, everything will be fine. It's all about getting a fair and bigger share of the economic output.
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