Manchester Liberalism

Manchester Liberalism

Manchester Liberalism, Manchester School, Manchester Capitalism, and Manchesterism are terms for the political, economic, and social movements of the 19th century that originated in Manchester,…

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How Many People Does It Take to Colonize Another Star System?

How Many People Does It Take to Colonize Another Star System?

Back in 2002, John Moore, an anthropologist at the University of Florida, calculated that a starship could leave Earth with 150 passengers on a 2000-year pilgrimage to another…

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Punt Gun

Punt Gun

A punt gun is a type of extremely large shotgun used in the 19th and early 20th centuries for shooting large numbers of waterfowl for…

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The Unrealized Horrors of Population Explosion

The Unrealized Horrors of Population Explosion

The second half of the 1960s was a boom time for nightmarish visions of what lay ahead for humankind. In 1966, for example, a writer…

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The Overpopulation Hoax

The Overpopulation Hoax

Beginning in the mid-1960s, a propaganda campaign has been waged against the West. Those favoring government control over the economy have used the fear of…

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United Nations Population Fund

United Nations Population Fund

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), formerly the United Nations Fund for Population Activities, is a UN organization. The UNFPA says it “is the lead…

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No One Works in 1 in 5 U.S. Families

No One Works in 1 in 5 U.S. Families

There were one in five families in the United States in 2015, or 19.7 percent, in which no one in the family worked, according to datareleased…

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Malthusianism

Malthusianism

Malthusianism is a school of ideas derived from the political/economic thought of the Reverend Thomas Robert Malthus, as laid out in his 1798 writings, An Essay on the…

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UNICEF Report: Africa's Population Could Hit 4 Billion By 2100

UNICEF Report: Africa’s Population Could Hit 4 Billion By 2100

“The future of humanity is increasingly African.” That’s the prediction in a new UNICEF report, which estimates that by the end of this century, 40…

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