There are 8 billion people in the world. Is there room for an unlimited number of them in Ireland and should Ireland accept them all if they all decided to come?
Is that the ‘good Christian/humanitarian/progressive’ thing to do?
They probably don’t all want to come to old Ireland, but, if we are to believe the army of tax-payer funded NGOs and the corporate interests, we have no right to refuse any number of people who want to come to “Ireland of the welcomes”.
If you look at the implications of the phrase; when they say “Ireland for all” they mean it does not belong to the Irish. Nobody has a right to their homeland is the implication, as this land belongs to the world in general. In this Huxley-esqe dystopian world, everything and everybody belongs to everybody else.
There is something sinister underpinning this attitude. Something that ties into global corporations and superstate manipulation. If we look past the progressive hubris we can see that in this worldview, people are like any other fluid economic commodity, such as capital or raw materials, and can, and should, be moved around to service labour shortfalls wherever the fluid global markets require labour.
This is globalism masquerading as human rights. There is a new global order in town and the peasants can suck it up.
The other side of this is that when the periodic economic downturns arrive, the Irish can emigrate just like they did after 2008. Expect no sympathy because Ireland is for All and you can’t expect special treatment just because your ancestors are buried here.
In fact, I have discovered in conversations over the years with the type of leftists who run “community services” in Ireland, that there is no such thing as native Irish. “Whatever that phrase means” one stuttered to me in embarrassment when he accidently referenced the local people as native.
This highlights an attitude I described on these pages before. The worldview of the “anywhere people” who make up the managerial class. These are people who have no loyalty to place. They are loyal to progressive ideas. They are the laptop class who can work anywhere in the world with an internet connection, and they have contempt for “somewhere people”.
Somewhere people are more likely to be populists because their roots are deep and their issues are local. They have one home and they don’t have the resources or the skills to move to another home in some other part of the globe. These are local people as opposed to the globalist “anywhere people”.
With a large measure of contempt for the “rubes,” whose concerns are always local, the anywhere people say that the whole world is in transit and not one patch of it belongs to any particular person.
Funnily enough though, I have also found that they are very supportive of corporations owning things. Things like: the largest-profit-making drugs of all time that multinational corporations colluded with states to force everyone to take. Or things like digital media platforms that are used to censor the public’s speech and information sources. Or ownership of public opinion by a tightly-controlled media.
Today, these aligned corporations, government paid NGOs, anywhere people and an array of henchmen, will join together to show their disdain for the native Irish; if they can bring themselves to admit that such a person exists.
The progressives, who feel they are not ever going to be financially at risk due to lowering wages or rising rents, will collaborate with the multinational digital media corporations to paint Dublin’s working class people as far-right English provocateurs.
In this case, and only this case, it appears what country you are from is really important and borders are significant and must be noted. Apart from noting the audacious paradox and hypocrisy of these “progressives” never keeping their own pretend standards, this story of course is a blatant lie.
The truth is that the people who protest in East Wall and other places like it are all local. The people who will be out on Saturday are internationalist and claim that there is no Ireland as you think you know it. “Ireland for all” is more like the abusive slogan of a “Company Town” than a humanitarian aspiration.