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Outsourcing asylum seekers: the case of Rwanda and the UK

A group of migrants are guided up the beach after being brought into Kent on a lifeboat. Photo by Gareth Fuller/PA Images via Getty Images Cristiano d’Orsi, University of Johannesburg UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on April 4 2022 that Britain would relocate some asylum seekers arriving in the UK to Rwanda. The plan was condemned by the opposition …

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Factories of the future: we’re spending heavily to give workers skills they won’t need by 2030

‘The only living worker left’. metamorworks John Preston, University of Essex “This government is obsessed with skilling up our population,” said Boris Johnson in his recent speech on “levelling up”. There is still a fair amount of uncertainty about exactly what the UK prime minister’s plan to level up the regions will involve, but manufacturing and skills seem close to …

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