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The world’s next major crisis

The world’s next major crisis

Migration is the world’s next major crisis – there is an influx of people at the gates, hordes of refugees and migrants are waiting in poor and war torn countries, and our society will be permanently altered by immigrants.

Or so the media would have you believe.

The reality is far less dramatic. In fact, after listening to or reading all the media hype about migration, an analysis of the numbers is … well … an anti-climax. An incredible letdown.

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Build the Wall(s)?
Border Patrol agents and others stand next to a new stretch of border wall in Calexico, Calif., Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will later visit the new 30-foot-high border wall that is replacing a 2-mile stretch of older barriers between the U.S. and Mexico in Calexico. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Build the Wall(s)?

Everyone has heard of Donald Trump’s so-called wall (or is it a fence? Or is it solar panel farm?). Most people also know that Trump’s wall is the latest in a long line of attempts to restrict movement using physical barriers – the Great Wall of China was constructed to keep out the Mongol hordes, Hadrian’s wall was built to keep out the barbarians.

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