@hyperalp and of course: leaving people the free choice where to live is not "importing" them. people aren't commodities and states should not be able to buy and sell them.

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Economists: Raising minimum wage doesn't always cause unemployment, we proved it.

Also Economists: Well, low cost labor entering an economy actually helps it, we proved that too.

FTR: Not saying they're wrong, more that economics itself isn't that rational.

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"low cost labor entering an economy actually helps it"
This is, at least partly, because we're not just talking about units of labour supply; we're talking about *people* who have a tendency to want to buy things, not just to sell their labour.
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