Europe

Oaklandsocialist debates Brexit

On Aug. 6, the Peace and Freedom Party held a debate about the EU and Brexit. Oaklandsocialist was one of the panelists. A key moment in the debate was in the discussion period when one of the socialist supporters of Brexit more or less compared the free movement of labor to the “race to the bottom” and called for an end to the free movement of capital. His contribution, which naturally flowed from the logic of supporting Brexit, inevitably would lead to (1) barring immigrants; and (2) erecting tariff barriers. None of the socialist panelists who supported Brexit took issue with his contribution.

Here is the presentation of Oaklandsocialist:

 

Categories: Europe, immigration

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