No one needs to starve. No one needs to freeze. No one needs to die. There is enough for everyone. More empty homes than all the people without them, more food than grocers can even sell. The labor and the materials to end scarcity exist now. It is not a far-off dream. We can end scarcity in this life.

@garbados @jjg Do you guys have a good site to send ppl to? I mean I know already that we (in the west at least) waste over half of our food and so on. Don't have good links on empty homes, but I know china for e.g. has entire empty cities...
Thanks when you have time to link me up. If there isn't somthing comprehensive already, we should make one.

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@gemlog it depends on the place. i can speak about the conditions where i'm at, but you can maybe look these up more local to you?

@garbados 10,800 housing units sit empty in Vancouver, most are apartments

bc.ctvnews.ca/10-800-housing-u

Is one link I found. At least it is my province, but it's not exactly local to me as Vancouver is a 1,400km drive South of my town. I can't find any numbers like that for my town. Zero and near zero vacancy rate here for several years. Cold here a bit, so we also have dry and wet (you can be high) shelters and more in winter. More a logistics problem for a broader area I guess.

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