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By Philippe Legrain 2 COMMENTS

The Times asked a number of people, including me, whether Britain is full. 

The country's supposed overpopulation is now the argument of choice for opponents of immigration, many of whose real objection to having more foreigners around is cultural. 

After all, Manhattan, Paris and Kensington & Chelsea are the most densely populated areas of the US, France and the UK respectively, yet they are hardly hellholes.

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Posted 17 Feb 2010 in Blog
  1. Kasia says:

    Thanks Philippe, I’m going to propose a discussion of this article during my next class on discourse and racism with Teun Van Dijk.

  2. Michael says:

    Your Liberal ideology is on it’s last legs. The welfare states of Europe are crumbling. Starting with Greece, it will be a domino effect, wiping out the economies and governments of the European socialist states, and taking your ideology with it. Keynesian economics and Egalitarianism have failed. I hope many of these people who came will leave when the economies die.

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