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The World Fertility Transition: Moving Toward a Steady-State Population

“There’s just too many of us and no one is talking about it.” —Biologist Patrick Benson in Meera Subramanian’s, A River Runs Again: India’s Natural World in Crisis   By Max Kummerow It is hard to imagine a growing population supporting a steady state economy. “Jobs” and higher incomes for growing numbers of people anchor […]


What Kind of Future Does Your Degree Prepare You For?

by James Magnus-Johnston As the fall chill sets into the air and farmers begin to harvest, universities invite another wave of impressionable young minds to think about the future—of society, and of their place in it. But preparation for the future requires us to consider exactly what kind of future we think we’re in for, […]


Occupy the G-8

When the G-8 convened at Camp David, Brent Blackwelder was on hand to address the Occupy Movement.


An Open Letter to Peter Kent, Canada’s Minister of the Environment

James Johnston sees through what could only be described as a hoax by Canada’s Minister of the Environment.


Why Do So Many People Believe in the Fantasy of Infinite Growth on a Finite Planet?

If we don’t start asking, “why?” real soon, our kids will one day be asking “How did we let this happen?”