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Current Issues: Population

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After 7 billion - Michael Cook

The most serious problem a world of seven billion people faces is not too many people, but too high a proportion of old people. This the real story behind the seven billion.   Read more...

America's Baby Bust - Jonathan V. Last

The nation's falling fertility rate is the root cause of many of our problems.   Read more...

And Baby Makes Seven Billion - William McGurn

Nothing brings out the inner Malthus like a newborn baby.  Read more...

Are Children Worth It? - Jennifer Roback Morse

What makes this movie (Revolutionary Road) so bad is not just the hackneyed storyline, but the socially irresponsible message the movie conveys.   Read more...

Billions Served - RONALD BAILEY

Who has saved more human lives than anyone else in history?  Read more...

Chen Guangcheng and China’s one-child policy - Jonathan Kay

The whole world now knows the name of Chen Guangcheng, the blind Chinese human-rights activist from Shandong province who briefly took protective shelter in the U.S. embassy — before being released on Wednesday under a deal struck by the American and Chinese governments.  Read more...

China's One-Child Self-Destruction - George Weigel

A real piece of work: back in the day, that's what we'd have called my friend Nicholas Eberstadt.  Read more...

Condoms vs. Abstinence - Steven Mosher

Over the past twenty years, HIV/AIDS prevention programs have centered on the large-scale distribution of condoms. These have been combined with “safe sex” propaganda campaigns aimed at convincing the public that putting a layer of latex between sexual partners can guarantee protection against infection by the HIV/AIDS virus.  Read more...

Contraceptive Imperialism and Third World Poverty - Brian Kopp

In many third world countries today aid packages are more likely to contain contraceptives than life saving medicines.  Read more...

Do first worlders consume too much? - DAVID MORRISON

Mark Sagoff writes in a June 1997 Atlantic Monthly article that the rising tides of technology, efficiency and enlightened self-interest are collectively lifting humanity toward a truly sustainable economy.  Read more...

Erroneous U.N. Population Count - ZENIT

French Demographer Denies UNFPA Population Figures  Read more...

Hindered Growth: The Ideology and Implications of Population Assistance - Maria Sophia Aguirre

In recent years, increasing attention and support has been devoted to population issues by the international community. The large and growing sums of money funneled into population assistance as well as the motivations for focusing on this aspect of development as often the primary development goal, are cause for scrutiny.   Read more...

In appreciation of Julian Simon - STEVEN W. MOSHER

I listened spellbound. Up to this time I had been objecting to China’s one-child policy on the grounds that it was immoral.  Read more...

Italy Resolution Condemns Abortion for Population Control - Elizabeth Lev

Italy has long been an acknowledged world leader in fashion and food, but rarely in its tri-millennial history has it stood as a beacon of political acumen.  Read more...

Margaret Sanger's Century - Walter Schu, LC

The eugenics circle held that some races and individual members of the human species were genetically superior to others These superior members should be encouraged to reproduce, while the births of inferior members such as the poor or minorities were to be regulated.  Read more...

One-Child Terror Campaign Continues - Steven W. Mosher

The forced abortion campaign hit the southern Chinese province like a deadly hurricane.   Read more...

Our Vanishing Ultimate Resource - Steven Malanga

Plummeting birthrates threaten prosperity worldwide. Can America buck the trend?  Read more...

Population and Poverty - Michael Miller

Amid the hoopla surrounding the resignation of World Bank president Paul Wolfowitz, few noticed another battle going on within the World Bank on the question of population.  Read more...

Population and the Wealth of Nations - William McGurn

In my own profession of journalism it is common enough to deride economists as practitioners of the "dismal science." Yet in most cases it is the economists who have maintained faith in human ingenuity and initiative and who have rejected counsels of despair and control. The majority of them have never been found on the front lines of the movement for population control.   Read more...

Population Control Bibliography - RESOURCE ABSTRACT

A bibliography of resources on population, human rights abuses, and the history of population control.  Read more...

Population Control – The Kenyan Perspective - Dr. Stephen K. Karanja

I am a practicing gynecologist in Kenya and I would like to share with you facts about some of the patients I see daily: A mother brings a child to me with pneumonia, but I had not penicillin to give the child. What I have in the stores are cases of contraceptives. Malaria is epidemic in Kenya. Mothers die from this disease every day because there is no chloroquine, when instead we have huge stockpiles of contraceptives. These mothers come to me and I am helpless.  Read more...

Population Politics and the Shambles of Africa - Jim Peron

People often argue that countries are poor because they have too many people and not enough resources. If there are too many people, then each newborn is a threat to every other human being and population control policies are needed. But this logic just doesn't hold for Africa.  Read more...

Secular Media are Noticing Emerging Depopulation Scare - AUSTIN RUSE

In recent months major media outlets in the United States have begun relating the hardships many nations now face because of fertility reduction.  Read more...

Shakespeare On Babies: The Bard makes a case against childlessness - DAVID MORRISON

While the percentage of people choosing only one, two or no children may have reached its high point in the contemporary developed world, there is evidence that the conflict over whether to have large or small families is centuries old, at least in England.  Read more...

Social Stability in the United States - PATRICK FAGAN

Third world countries around the globe are now being pressured into adopting US population policy even though those very policies have, in the US, resulted in untold suffering, in terms of alienation and internal disintegration.  Read more...


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