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Scott Allen

Egghead: Women Should Extrude New Workers to Grow Economy

Wisconsin State Representative Scott Allen makes the Wall of Shame this week for two guilty counts:

  1. Worrying that population decline is a problem (shrinking labor force) rather than celebrating population contraction toward a sustainable level.
  2. Suggesting that women should incubate more workers in order to boost economic growth.

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climate change,contraception,family size,fertility,overpopulation

Honey, Let’s Shrink the Family

Congratulations to UK nonprofit Population Matters for a new video campaign raising awareness of the huge environmental benefits of conceiving fewer children. It’s an obvious choice for the Wall of Fame this week.

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people with head in sand

Guardian Podcast Launches Important Population Conversation

Congratulations to the UK Guardian for having an intelligent conversation about the link between population growth and climate change on its monthly podcast, We Need to Talk About…:

Should We be Having Fewer Children for the Sake of the Planet?

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Ed Begley, Jr. in population growth PSA

Ed Begley Goes Where No Star Has Gone Before

Two green thumbs up, kudos and thanks to Ed Begley, Jr. for daring to “risk” his reputation speaking up for a topic that has long been taboo. Ed puts the rest of the Hollywood celebrities and rock stars to shame by being the first and only to lend his face, name and wonderful sense of humor to one of the most important, but also most untouchable, causes on planet Earth.

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