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Reasons for Malnutrition in Egypt

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Submitted by Andreas (United States), Oct 5, 2014 at 13:31

Daniel Pipes missed one of the major problem why Egypt is now suffering malnutrition in this "Beardbasket" article. It is called Birth Control. Egypt's population has been increasing by 1 million every year for the past 30 years. So it went from 60 mill to 90 mill since 1980. The use of contraceptives is a lost cause among people who have no idea they could use it.

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Such Malthusian reasoning is long discredited. Plenty of countries have burgeoning birth rates and also lots of food.

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