conception,contraception,family planning,gdp growth,overpopulation,sustainable popluation
Wisconsin State Representative Scott Allen makes the Wall of Shame this week for two guilty counts:
- Worrying that population decline is a problem (shrinking labor force) rather than celebrating population contraction toward a sustainable level.
- Suggesting that women should incubate more workers in order to boost economic growth.
climate change,contraception,family planning,family size,overpopulation,population growth,sustainability,sustainable popluation
Today we have a mixed bag. I have an example of outstanding media coverage of a growth issue, but – because of that excellent reporting, we also were treated to a phalanx of snotty responses. Rush Limbaugh tops the list of ugly and ignorant critics of this news, and we’ll get to him.
economic development,economic growth,limits to growth,overpopulation,overshoot,population growth,sustainability,taxes,traffic congestion
While most politicians promise, pursue, and extoll the virtues of economic growth, they generally shy away from public admissions they’re chasing population growth to get it.
contraception,economic growth,family planning,family size,fertility,gdp,gdp growth,overpopulation,population growth
economic development,economic growth,gdp,gdp growth,limits to growth,overpopulation,overshoot,population growth
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.