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China Farms Children to Goose GDP

The Chinese government makes the Wall of Shame today for efforts to gin up population growth. Our disappointment mounts in the wake of a recent announcement about “success” in these efforts.

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family planning,family size,fertility,overpopulation,overshoot,population growth,sustainability

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The Problem With the Population Problem

I have a problem, a few problems actually, with this essay recently reposted at Resilience.org, a source of great thinking and insights:

The Population Problem: Not as Bad as You Might Think

It’s not that I want to be “alarmist,” but the problem is worse than most people think. But I agree with and admire the intention of the author, Karen Lynn Allen. She wants us to know we can solve the problem, so let’s roll up our sleeves and get busy.

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