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Population and the Outbreak of Peace

By Max Kummerow

Adelyne More’s 1917 feminist pamphlet Fecundity and Civilization stated flatly that population stabilization “is the most effective way of ensuring the cessation of war.”[1] All species’ potential rates of reproduction enable exponential population growth. Population numbers are kept within environmental capacity by rising mortality as populations increase. Ecologists call this process “density-dependent mortality.” Many “group-selected” social species fight territorial wars as populations grow, such as chimpanzees,


Book Review: Economics Unmasked: From Power and Greed to Compassion and the Common Good by Phillip B. Smith and Manfred Max-Neef

MIT-PhD-IMF-BMW. Although this career path may benefit specific economists, it fails to serve the common good.


Money Is a COW, and It’s Time for the COWs to Come Home

Money is not wealth, but a claim on wealth. Widespread understanding of that distinction can change the world.