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  1. Yeah I read that immigration article in AFR on the weekend.

    Interesting stuff. The Liberals might win the 2018 election by cutting immigration by 30%. The 457 visa rort is to be renamed in March 2018. They can even profit from the decline in immigration by charging $100k for each PR visa and $100k for each 457 visa.

    If only a few spots are available, why not auction them?

    The stupid left wing probably thinks it can slash the unemployment rate while flooding AUS with 3rd world passports (who are generally willing to work for $9/hour). The left wing is clearly deluded as they were when they put forward Clinton instead of Bernie (who does not want open borders).

    Vanity Fair, a few days ago, published an article that made complete sense on immigration.

    The stupid left wing needs to do what Bernie, Vanity Fair, and most voters want: slash low-wage immigration!

  2. migtronixMEMBER

    “Expansion of cereal production has followed very different paths in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Land use for cereal production in South Asia has increased by less than 20 percent since 1961, meanwhile cereal yields have more than tripled. This is strong contrast to Sub-Saharan Africa where the area of land used for cereal production has more than doubled since 1961 and yields have only increased by 80 percent.”

    And if one were to point out that both regions, South Asia and Sub Saharan Africa, gained independence from whitey oppression in that time, and were to further observe that there might be intrinsic differences between these populations based on these outcomes… Well, you’d be racist wouldn’t you? 🙄

    https://ourworldindata.org/yields/

    • The Traveling Wilbur

      What’s your point Mig; Africans can do 5 weet-a-bix a day but Asians can do 6?

      Lost me.

      • migtronixMEMBER

        “Land use for cereal production in South Asia has increased by less than 20 percent since 1961, meanwhile cereal yields have more than tripled”
        . “Sub-Saharan Africa where the area of land used for cereal production has more than doubled since 1961 and yields have only increased by 80 percent.”

        20% more land use but 3x the output
        100% more land use but 1.2x the output

        The words land management come to mind – or maybe just management…

      • desmodromicMEMBER

        Mig, we don’t grow wheat at Oodnadatta, so what is your point? There is very little in the Wimmera or western NSW that would be classed as world-class land management. Clearing everything to grow cereals or graze stock rarely has a long-term future except where soils are deep and rainfall plentiful. That is, not here. Nor perhaps the region to which you refer.

      • migtronixMEMBER

        Lol you’re equating Congo/Rwanda/Zimbabwe/Mozambique/South Africa/Angola with the outback?????

        Take a trip there and get back to me

    • The Traveling Wilbur

      Ah. Just the management aspect. Got it. Noted that but wasn’t sure if that was all you meant. Ta.

    • Uncle tom is obvioulsy still pissed. From Rupert’s rag, the bullet-in
      Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate lobbies developers to prevent post Commonwealth Games slump
      The “biggest jobs generating program” in decades will be unveiled as the “hangover cure” to a post-
      Commonwealth Games economic slump. Tate will take the message on the road this week in a bid to drum up business, keep cranes in the sky and Hollywood movies filming in local studios.
      Business and city leaders have been lobbying developers who have already secured approval for their projects to fast-track works to begin in late 2018.
      Cr Tate said “signature projects” would continue, with jobs to come from “cranes in the sky, fibre optic cables in the ground and cruise ships in the water”.
      WW Some one needs to wise these guys up, the reason the proposed projects are collapsing is that off the plan buyers are evaporating, many leaving their deposits behind in the race for the RE exits.
      Tate is a RE investor and promoter, all he knows is the ponzi of RE. He too is headed for the exit.