Nicholas Eberstadt

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Commentary / World Nov 10, 2011

Five myths about global population

The world's population hit 7 billion people at the end of last month, according to United Nations estimates, launching another round of debates about "overpopulation," the environment and whether more people means more poverty. As we mark this demographic milestone, let's dispense with some of ...