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Joe BidenCongratulations to our presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden!

Response to mr_lebowski (Reply #35)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 05:18 PM

59. The vast majority of people in poor countries do not immigrate.

 

They stay put in their villages and small towns. So claiming transposition of populations (developed countries getting swarmed by immigrating refugees) is wrong.

What will likely happen once climate change eliminates the world's ability to feed everyone is that hundreds of millions, even billions of people will likely simply stay in their homes and starve to death. The question is whether we in a developed nation stop finger-pointing and accept that we are far more involved in bringing about climate catastrophe than people in poor countries are.
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden

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