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Topics: child mortality

President’s Page: The Return of Anti-People Propaganda: A Comment on the “Return of the Population Growth Factor”

Politically motivated panels rarely produce good science, and the report of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Population, Development, and Reproductive Health of the U.K. Parliament is no exception. The report, Return of the Population Growth Factor: Its Impact upon the Millennium Development Goals, is a mishmash of justifications for the powerful of the world to continue to dictate the fertility of the powerless.1 It is even illustrated, in Science Magazine’s summary of the report, …

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President’s Page: Alien Nation: PRI is Attacked by the Barren Left

Praise, for the Christian, can never be an unmitigated pleasure. For it must be taken with a large dollop of humility — castor oil for the soul, as it were — lest the soul develop an inordinate sense of its own worth. Like the pastor who, complimented on his homily, responded, “The Devil was just telling me the same thing.” Attacked by the Enemy Outrageous criticism, on the other hand, especially when it comes from …

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The Nation’s “Missing the ‘Right’ Babies” Author Misses Facts

Front Royal, VA, 02/20/08 – Steven W. Mosher, President of the Population Research Institute (PRI), responded to a hit piece published by The Nation, America’s largest-circulation leftwing publication, which accuses PRI of fomenting "race panic" by reporting on plummeting birthrates in Europe.The lead article by Kathryn Joyce, who entitled her screed "Missing: the ‘Right’ Babies," falsely suggests that PRI is only concerned about maintaining white majorities in Europe and the United States in light of …

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How Family Planning Programs Cause Sex-Selective Abortion, Female Infanticide, and Other Forms of Child Abuse

10 December 2007     Vol. 9 / No. 46 Dear Colleague, Contrary to the claims of the population controllers, their programs actually increase infant mortality. Let us count the ways. Steven W. Mosher How Family Planning Programs Cause Sex-Selective Abortion, Female Infanticide, and Other Forms of Child Abuse. The anti-natalists argue that population control (aka “family planning” programs) lowers infant mortality. Some of their arguments are very crude. It is true that, as the birth rate …

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World Population Aging 2006

July 20, 2006 Volume 8, Number 28 World Population Aging 2006 Dear Colleague: World Population Day 2006 witnessed calls for more of the same globally destructive programs. Steven W. Mosher President Few of you likely noticed, but July 11 was World Population Day 2006. On that day, the United Nations, its various agencies and allied organizations, and those in the mainstream media who cared celebrated the need for fewer human beings and more left-wing social …

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The dying rooms: Chinese orphanages adopt a ‘zero population growth policy’

The medical histories of the dead children of the Shanghai Children’s Welfare Institute, China’s showcase orphanage, read like macabre experiments in human starvation: Ke Yue, a girl, was admitted to the orphanage in November 1989, the month of her birth. Two and a half years later, on 9 June 1992, orphanage doctors recorded that she had developed “third-degree malnutrition,” was “breathing in shallow gasps.” On 10 June, she was admitted to the Medical Ward, where …

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