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New York Times headline writers and reporter Chris Buckley have kindly provided this week’s textbook example of subtle word choices that keep the quest for population growth alive.
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This is a first for Growth Bias Busted. We honor someone on the Wall of Fame and someone on the Wall of Shame in the same post. Kudos to Bill Nye, known as “the Science Guy,” for devoting an episode of his new Netflix series, Bill Nye Saves the World, to the subject of overpopulation.
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On Friday the U.S. Commerce Department reported:
“Consumers pulled back sharply on spending in early 2017…reducing the economy’s quarterly growth to its lowest level in three years.”
That quote is from this New York Times story by Nelson D. Schwartz:
Wait a minute. Why would the Trump administration celebrate this?