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Revisiting Lord Man: A Parable

May 11, 2022 • Population, Environment, Global Sustainability


In recognition that global population will be surpassing 8 billion relatively soon — probably in 12 months or less — Population Media Center is revisiting editorial material from our Global Population Speak Out campaign, circa 2015/2016. For the next four weeks, we will re-publish videos and essays from Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot.

Even after 7 years, few other publications can so poignantly frame the coming threshold of 8 billion. In this first week, we feature the lead Speak Out campaign video — Lord Man: A Parable.



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Written by Joe Bish

Joe is the Director of Issue Advocacy at Population Media Center. He holds a Master of Science in Environmental Advocacy and Organizing from Antioch University New England.