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Are There Too Many Colombians?



On September 27–28, the University of La Sabana, a Catholic University located in Bogota, Colombia, convened a conference on “Population, Life, and Development.” Steven Mosher told the assembly, which included senior government officials, that Colombia was not overpopulated. Like other Baby Boomers, I lived through the unprecedented doubling of the global population in the second half of the 20th century. Never before in human history had our numbers increased so far, so fast: from 3 …

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The Birth Dearth: Economic and Social Impact of Aging Societies



ROME, SEPT 30, 2007 (Zenit.org)— Decades of declining birthrates are causing a rapid aging of many nation’s populations. Romanian President Traian Basescu recently warned that his country’s population was declining and that more needs to be done to support women who have children, the Associated Press reported Sept. 18. “Romania urgently needs to revise its demographic policies,” he told participants at a conference on population and development in the city of Sibiu. The tuition has …

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Are There Too Many Columbians



PRI Weekly Briefing, September 24, 2007 Vol. 9 / No. 35 8 October 2007     Vol. 9 / No. 37 On September 27-28, the University of La Sabana, a Catholic University located in Bogota, Colombia, convened a conference on “Population, Life, and Development.” Steven Mosher told the assembly, which included senior government officials, that Colombia was not overpopulated. Are There Too Many Colombians? Like other Baby Boomers, I lived through the unprecedented doubling of the global …

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Sex-Selection Abortion and America’s Silent Bigotry



4 September 2007     Vol. 9 / No. 32 Dear Colleague, The pro-aborts often accuse us of hatred for women, but in reality they are the ones promoting this hatred. Read how the hard-line pro-abortion stance masks an agenda of depersonalizing violence against women. Steve Mosher Sex-Selection Abortion and America’s Silent Bigotry The advent of ultrasound technology is usually considered a boon to the pro-life movement. Ever since its rise to common use, countless lives of …

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Europe’s Cultural Imperialism



23 February 2007     Vol. 9 / No. 8 Dear Colleague: The world’s left-wing cultural imperialists are pressuring Nicaraguans to allow the killing of their children, but so far, so good. Steven W. Mosher President Europe’s Cultural Imperialism Last October, Nicaragua’s congress unanimously passed a bill outlawing all abortions in that small Central American nation.  Nicaragua’s then-president signed it into law, and the current president supports it. In fact, the current president announced his support for …

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Irish Exceptionalism at an End?



In November, I went on a short speaking tour of the Republic of Ireland (not the northern bit), the first time I had been to that country, I spent a week there giving speeches at three Irish universities and visiting sonic of the sights of an island about the size of the state of Maine. I went expecting friendly people, a still slightly traditional culture, and beautiful countryside, and my expectations were exceeded. Ireland is …

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Motherless Russia



“In general, Russia suffers from a frightening poverty in the sphere of facts and a frightening wealth of all types of arguments,” wrote Chekhov in a letter to a friend. Now, Russia suffers from a destructive poverty of a sort that she has not in a long time, of people, while she continues to groan under an increasing surfeit of social and domestic problems. Previous would-be conquerors of Russia such as Napoleon and Hitler failed …

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Irish Exceptionalism at an End?



December 7, 2006     Vol. 8 / No. 48 Irish Exceptionalism At an End? Last month, I went on a short speaking tour of the Republic of Ireland (not the northern bit), the first time I had been to that country.  I spent a week there giving speeches at three Irish universities and visiting some of the sights of an island about the size of the state of Maine.  I went expecting friendly people, a still slightly …

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