strip mining expertise

Not only raw materials.
Are we too cheap to educate our own? How come we slap on higher education all fees of all kind, making it almost impossible for anybody without well off parents to realize his or her dreams of higher education - or leave them in debt for many years to come, but then we go and lure the qualified from countries that have very often paid for the education of their professional class?

Isn't that also some kind of genozide?