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The first guest sounded very reasonable until he said that the fact that people all over the world, including in Oregon, are hungry proves that there are too many people. The world produces enough food to feed all the people who are here. The rich countries hoard and waste much of it, especially the U.S. Throughout many decades, the rich countries, through the IMF and the World Bank, have enforced economic structures on the developing world in order to have them raise crops for the rich people, rather than food crops to feed their own families. This has created poverty and hunger where it didn't exist before. So-called "free trade" has exacerbated this effect. Many people in the U.S. are completely ignorant of this practice.This ignorance leads to rich white people thinking that poverty, hunger and gobal warming can be solved if only poor colored people would stop having too many babies. Our insane over-consumption is the biggest problem.
-Christina Sever, Corvallis
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