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Topics: population density

Is America Running Out of Elbow Room?



For many Americans, it’s not uncommon to see another new mega-shopping center or residential subdivision being built somewhere nearby. With new houses and businesses springing-up all the time in urban and suburban America, should we view this as progress, or are we approaching the point where we are starting to run out of space? If you’ve every wondered if we’re running out of elbow room, here’s an interesting thought experiment. New York City, which is …

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Philippines: No to Population Control, Yes to Authentic Development—Part I



Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to “champion contraception…to reduce poverty by 25 percent in six years.” “I only want three children for every family,” Duterte stated publicly, “I’m a Christian, but I’m a realist so we have to do something with our overpopulation.” Having promoted, as former mayor of Davao, sexual “education,” free contraception and free access to tubal ligation, Duterte now says that “a more aggressive approach” is necessary because “our resources cannot …

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Population Group Says 300 Million Americans Is Not Enough



Population Research Institute For Immediate Release Contact: Joseph D’Agostino October 16, 2006 540-622-5240 x 204 Population Group Says 300 Million Americans Is Not Enough FRONT ROYAL, Va. – Contradicting what many experts have been saying, the Population Research Institute (PRI) believes that the United States is suffering from insufficient population growth even though the U.S. Census Bureau says the American population will reach 300 million tomorrow. “When you look at the projections that show our …

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Three Hundred Million and Counting



September 8, 2006 Volume 8, Number 35  Dear Colleague: Americans should celebrate their coming 300 millionth fellow resident. But many wrong-headed commentators will be complaining. Steven W. Mosher President Three Hundred Million and Counting Sometime next month, the U.S. Census Bureau will announce that the population of the United States has reached 300 million. The USA has the world’s third-largest population, trailing far behind China (1.3 billion) and India (1.1 billion). Accompanying the 300 million milestone …

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