(THIS ARTICLE IS ONLY MACHINE TRANSLATED by Google from Norwegian)
There are three moments that are relevant to the situation in the UK – and for Proposed referendum on United Kingdom membership of the European Union – which I think is less relevant elsewhere in Europe. If there is a common denominator here, though, it's dishonesty – a false statement about who the British are, who we can be, and what dishonesty costs us.
Britain has always had immigration, but there was a significant increase in the number of immigrants immediately after World War II. Some came from former British colonies – in the Caribbean, Australia, Southern Africa and Asia – while there were initially several immigrants from other European countries such as Ireland, Italy, Cyprus, Poland and the Baltic.
Throughout the post-war period, the political establishment avoided getting involved in the immigration issue. Even when more than half of all dark-skinned people in the UK were actually born in the UK, they were still perceived. . .
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