50th UN Session of Commission on Population & Development

Worth noting that the 50th session of the United Nations Commission on Population and Development is being dedicated to the relative distractions of aging and “population decline. The reason, of course, is that even the UN doesn’t want to talk about the overwhelming problem of continuing population growth. It would rather talk about making use of all those poor souls to further economic development and profit goals–the oxymoron of “sustainable development.” Continue reading

Population: Current State and Future Prospects

Assisting couples to achieve their reproductive preferences is a compassionate act that promotes responsible parenthood and improves the lives of women, their children, and their communities, especially among the poor and most vulnerable sections of societies. The resulting decline in unplanned births also enhances prospects for poverty reduction and moderates the increasingly harmful impact of human activities on the natural environment. Continue reading