[Marxism] Immigration controls and workers rights

Philip Ferguson philipferguson8 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 15 20:33:44 MST 2014

Some pieces on capitalism and immigration controls.

Unfortunately, a lot of leftists in NZ still don’t support the right of
workers to free movement.  NZ nationalism is very strong on the left here
and it is a major obstacle to a genuinely internationalist consciousness.

NZ’s immigration controls – not in workers’ interests:

Immigration controls necessarily imply the policing of them and inevitably
stuff like dawn raids, deportations of people who belong to the ‘wrong’
class and have the ‘wrong’ skin colour. Here’s a piece on NZ immigration
controls and the persecution of Samoans:

And on a more general/global theme, there’s
Capitalism, Third World poverty and migration:


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