January 14, 2015


Review of How Many Is Too Many? The Progressive Argument for Reducing Immigration Into the United States by Philip Cafaro (Will Wilkinson, January 14, 2015, Pacific Standard)

Cafaro feels deep compassion for America's streams, waterfowl, and working classes. For the millions of foreigners whom immigration could rescue from poverty--without terrible effect on American workers--his heart is stony to a barbaric degree. He would perpetuate global misery and inequality just to make our country a little more equal. "We have," he says, "different and stronger responsibilities to our fellow citizens than we have to the rest of humanity." 

Posted by at January 14, 2015 5:31 PM

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