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Population Media Center Blog

We love to tell stories, share news, and explore ways to create a sustainable planet with equal rights for all. We are AN ENTERTAINMENT ORGANIZATION THAT CHANGES LIVES.™

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February 27, 2020

Overpopulated Countries, Unsustainable Civilization

February 27, 2020 —Photo Credit: Pablo Lopez Luz, Courtesy of Global Population Speak Out

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February 20, 2020

Eugenics? Population Control? Nope — Reproductive Choice and Resources

February 20, 2020 —Caitlin Fendley, a PhD candidate at Purdue University, penned a curious, but ultimately constructive population-related essay this week. It was published in the Washington Post on February 17th. If...

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February 17, 2020

Gender Equality — A Human Right with Universal Benefits

February 17, 2020 —How well a society treats its women is one of the strongest indicators of the success and health of that society. Discrimination against women and girls occurs in many forms — gender-based violence,...

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2020 Democratic presidential candidates Pete Buttegieg, Kamala Harris, and Joe Biden

February 14, 2020

Democratic Candidates on Africa's Population

February 14, 2020 —This article was originally published August 7, 2019.

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February 14, 2020

"Declining" Population Least of your Worries

February 14, 2020 —This article was originally published June 10, 2019.

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February 14, 2020

As Human Population Grows, Biodiversity Continues Its Freefall

February 14, 2020 —This article was originally published November 21, 2018.

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February 11, 2020

Below-Replacement-Level Fertility: Don’t Fear It, Ross Douthat

February 11, 2020 —On January 18th, 2020, the New York Times printed an op-ed written by Ross Douthat. The title of his work was “The Chinese Population Crisis: How Communist cruelty and Western folly built an...

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Zambian community

October 30, 2019

Social Norms in Zambia: Up Against Some of the Fiercest Competition

October 30, 2019 —Since our founding, Population Media Center has understood the importance of social norms for a sustainable future. In fact, our Theory of Change is built around Albert Bandura’s Social Learning...

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October 1, 2019

#ClimateStrikes: A Movement Against Collapse that Calls Out All of Us

October 1, 2019 —Greta Thunberg doesn’t want to lead this movement. She doesn’t want to be the leader of the climate change crusaders. She doesn’t want to be the tip of the spear. She doesn’t want to be a hero. She...

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September 17, 2019

Reflections on Thomas Malthus

September 17, 2019 —Amongst economists it’s currently fashionable to downgrade Thomas Malthus.

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