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The U.S. Created This Migration Crisis. Here’s How to Fix It.

It doesn’t involve more border patrol. Instead, policymakers need to address climate change and decades of bad U.S. foreign policy.

By Kate Aronoff

"Drought creates troubles with food security because there’s less food being grown locally but perhaps even more so because it endangers key export crops that provide income for people to buy other food. “Drought is a stressor,” says Rupert Russell, author of Price Wars: How the Commodities Markets Made Our Chaotic World. “You get these shocks, and you get these shocks. The question is always: What are the shock absorbers? Do you have welfare states? Do you have economies that are resilient and can absorb this?”"

Read the full article in The New Republic


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