Posted by Neil Hague - memes and headline comments by David Icke Posted on 14 April 2024

Living paycheck to paycheck and crammed into Chinese-style high rise apartments: Dick Smith predicts a future Australia that NO-ONE wants to see…

Dick Smith fears today’s young people will have no savings and be forced to live in Chinese-style high-rise apartments unless immigration is urgently slashed.

Younger voters are the group least likely to criticise record-high immigration, even though they are the most likely to be locked out of the housing market, unable to buy or even now rent.

Mr Smith, who has nine grandchildren, said ‘woke‘ young voters are more likely to back the Greens and believe all critics of high immigration are racists.

But the veteran businessman and philanthropist says they need to understand the connection between a surging population and climate change.

The entrepreneur, who turned 80 last month, fears homes with a backyard in Australia’s capital cities will no longer exist by 2050.

He said the national population will have almost doubled to 50 million by then – and housing will have become even more ‘catastrophically’ unaffordable.

For young people now, that would mean a future living in overcrowded conditions like China, even if Australia’s annual population growth pace slowed to 1.6 per cent, down from 2.5 per cent now which is the highest levels since the early 1950s.

‘Basically, we’re doomed; we’re going to increase our population to staggering numbers,’ he told Daily Mail Australia.

‘Jammed into high-rise like China, many very poor and who just live pay packet to pay packet and have no savings at all.

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