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Old Feb 5th, 2013, 05:28 PM   #4713
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Re: On the Concept of Irony w/ Continual Reference to Caro, the #1 Sunshine Queen

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Originally Posted by TennisFan66 View Post
and young people from Portugal move to Brazil for work .. It's a worrying trend for the future prospects of the Iberian peninsula.

On the other hand, 'East' workers are now moving from the new EU countries to the old EU countries.

100 million new EU citizens. Willing to work for a Mars bar an hour. Oh joyous new world. Now all we need is to incl Turkey in EU and there'll be another 70 million migrant workers to feed.

Happy new world order. The world where the lowest common denominator rules!
Well, if they wanted only as much they'd probably stay in their own countries and at least save on the flight tickets. Many old EU countries depend on this workforce, especially when it comes to certain industries (in particular the ones where manual labour is involved).
Migrant workers can feed themselves most of the time. It's a lot worse when it comes to layabouts taking advantage of a still generous social system. People who never worked and never intended to do so...
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