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Video Interview: Danish Parliament member recommends Australian refugee processing system

A frank discussion about the consequences of Merkel's open borders on Denmark, with a number of references to the Australian system for processing refugees. Note, however, that refugees do not usually achieve permanent resettlement in Europe, whereas they usually do in Australia. When European governments talk about taking in refugees, they are talking about a temporary situation. In this interview Oksana Boyko of RT asks Ft. Anders Vistisen about the Danish plan to confiscate valuables from refugee applicants to pay for their costs and how many more refugees can Denmark accept. Why is Denmark moving refugees to rural camps? Won't that detract from their integration?

You stay, you pay Ft. Anders Vistisen, Danish member of the European Parliament

"As spring approaches, refugee flows from the Middle East into Europe are expected to intensify, putting Europe in a race against time to get a handle on the refugee challenge. Is a collective solution still possible or will EU members have to go their separate ways? To discuss that, Oksana is joined by Anders Vistisen, a Danish member of the European Parliament." (Introduction to program.)

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While it is not unexpected that a high proportion of new humanitarian arrivals would be on unemployment benefits, there are government concerns about the apparent difficulty they have in obtaining employment over the medium term and long term.

Refugees will end up costing the government hundreds of millions of dollars a year in welfare and ­unemployment benefit payments. The mid-year economic report released in December showed Australia had set aside about $640m to resettle Syrian refugees over the next four years.

The Australian Institute of Family Studies study of a group of 2400 arrivals granted visas ­between May and December 2013, released last week, found 7 per cent of migrants reported being ­employed and 70 per cent of new arrivals were either working or studying, mainly to gain English language skills.

The 1951 UN Refugee Convention is outdated and should be discontinued. After WW2, it was to give refuge to the homeless after the Holocaust and ravages of war in Europe. Now, the problem is exploding, and long-term. It's unsustainable to keep relocating millions of people around the world. There's no precedent in history for peaceful foreign mass invasions.

Human overpopulation has added to conflicts and displacement. The UN and the US should be doing more to stop intervening in in foreign sovereignties and provoking civil wars. Any war now is much more explosive and it can't be assumed that human tidal waves be absorbed by the West!

When did Australia, or Europe, become global charities? We have increasing numbers of homeless, sleeping in our streets. Farmers are doing it tough, and our budgets are increasingly more and more severe, with savage cuts to health care especially. $24 million in aid was given to Pakistan, and their GDP growth is better than ours!

The coming refugees from Syria will need years of support, housing and welfare. It's a burden that Australia can't maintain. The UN should be doing more to address the causes of migration, and end civil wars, not just distributing populations around the world! The whole mass migration experiment is a failure.

We might note that peace activism has spiraled down to undetectable levels at the same time as refugee activism - and the number of refugees has exploded upwards.

I think this is because the mass media simply stopped reporting the peace activists after global attempts to stop the Iraq war, but it decided to over-report refugee activism. And to leave out entirely the relationship between our support for invasive interventions in the Middle East.

Because the populations of Australia and many other western countries are trained to listen to authorities rather than witnesses, and to identify the mass media as authoritative, many are simply unable to detach from the 'News' and analyse the problem of war, refugees, and the media military industrial complex for themselves. Indeed, realising the extent of our manipulation is frightening and it is understandable that we resist and deny this until we can no longer.

Merkel unlikely to win another term as German Chancellor (1/2/16) | Global Research

Angela Merkel has become all but un(re)electable as chancellor as the electorate comes to the bleak realisation that Germany can now never be the same again after having accepted over two million Muslim immigrants whose high birth rate will inevitably place unprecedented demands on public services and irrevocably replace the centuries-old, German culture and the analytic and continental traditions of Leibniz, Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Marx, Nietzsche, Heidegger and Wittgenstein, with a foreign doctrine and faith. Given the Muslim fertility rate at about twice that of nonMuslims, that would equate to about a net increase of 40,000 per year on current estimates assuming all immigration to cease as of now.

With a current population of over 80 million, and assuming that immigration will continue in the foreseeable future, the outlook for the retention of European values in Germany is bleak indeed and the proliferation of mosques will presumably gather pace and momentum throughout the country, thereby permanently changing the cultural and religious profile of the state. That may, or may not, be a good thing depending on your own ethnicity and political persuasion.

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London 1st February 2016
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