This is part of a series of weekly posts with the most interesting content from the Open Borders Action Group on Facebook. Do join the group to weigh in on existing discussions or start your own (you might want to read this post before joining).
Thought-provoking general questions or general observations
- Would it be useful to the open borders movement to roll back anti-discrimination laws? by Nathan Smith, June 16, 2014. 17 comments.
- In addition to general anti-immigrant sentiments, what does restrictionism rely on? by Fabio Rojas, June 16, 2014. 2 likes, 12 comments.
- What are some examples of groupthink and intolerance in the open borders movement? by Vipul Naik, June 16, 2014. 2 likes, 2 comments.
- What do people such as David Brat mean when they accuse mainstream politicians, such as Brat’s primary opponent Eric Cantor, of supporting open borders? by Vipul Naik, June 14, 2014. 4 comments. Links to Cantor loses, and Washington goes ape by John Cassidy, The New Yorker, June 11, 2014.
- Why do a decent number of self-identified libertarians oppose open borders? by John Lee, June 13, 2014. 3 likes, 10 comments. Links to Well, then. by Jacob T. Levy, Bleeding Heart Libertarians, June 11, 2014.
- Post by John Lee, June 13, 2014, linking to “Unlocking the potential of migration for inclusive development” – Speech by EU Commissioner Malmström, May 15, 2014. 3 likes.
- Bleg for estimates of the effect of emigration on mortality and life expectancy by Eric Lloyd Ross, June 10, 2014. 2 likes, 8 comments.
Discussions of specific historical and current situations
- Proposal in New York granting state citizenship to the illegal alien population by Michelangelo Landgrave, June 15, 2014. 2 likes, 4 comments.Links to Undocumented immigrants in New York could become ‘state citizens’ under new bill by Erin Durkin, New York Daily News, June 15, 2014.
- A friend is considering offering T-shirts for sale by John Lee, June 14, 2014. 8 comments.