Long and serious article that proposes to abolish current German legislation prohibiting immigration, to a Canada-type Selection Board to attract young educated workers. If not done fast, Germany will become like Japan, an "ethnically pure old age nursing home."
"Rural areas in Saxony-Anhalt, Pomerania and Brandenburg need to be re-colonized as under Friedrich II if we want to blow life into the schools and kindergartens, the museums and parks. We need people to cover the maintenance costs of sewage treatment plants, district heating and water pipes. Some provincial politicians already are calling for immigration because without consumers and taxpayers the last light will go out soon."
One should not underestimate the difficulties of countries like Germany, Sweden, Norway to adopt an Anglo-Saxon type open-doors policy. The alternatives are to give up some of their national character, or to shrink to insignificance.