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'Unimaginable Double Emergency': Record High of Nearly 80 Million People Forcibly Displaced Worldwide Amid Pandemic

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/06/18/unimaginable-double-emergency-record-high-nearly-80-million-people-forcibly

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These displacements will give Trump more material for caravan invasion myths between now and November.

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Yet the obscenities and decadence continue:

~https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2020/may/04/its-being-built-on-our-blood-the-true-cost-of-saudi-arabia-5bn-mega-city-neom

Sadly, this is the warm up round. As the world peasants, including the US, flee the plauge infested cities, starvation camps will become the norm.

Hi Smerl:

80 million people in the world—with no place to be somebody. Thank you Chief Justice Roberts for recognizing that the DACA kids have grown up as Americans. : )

It is indeed time to heed the call for an international ceasefire – not to block it as we did previously, in the name of nationalistic hubris.

And, as we work for a COVID-19 vaccine, we might do some soul-searching on how to heal humanity itself.