Articles tagged Demographic Crisis

Underpopulation woes put Canada’s social security in jeopardy

David Suzuki, the Canadian environmentalist often touted as having all the answers to halt (alleged) global warming and even to push back (allegedly) rising sea levels, has been caught telling a whopper of a fish story. On Canada Day, during an interview with a Quebec reporter, he claimed that “Canada is full”, explaining that we have no room for immigrants in this vast country.  “Although it’s the second largest country in the world, our useful area has been reduced”,  said Suzuki.   He then slammed Canadian immigration policy as “disgusting” for trying to maintain our population (and therefore our economy) by bringing immigrants […]
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The source of future wealth: Babies

June 28, 2013 (Acton Institute) – Would your life be better off if only half as many people had lived before you? That’s the intriguing question Ramez Naam asks in his new book, The Infinite Resource: The Power of Ideas on a Finite Planet. As Ronald Bailey says in a review of the book, In this thought experiment, you don’t get to pick which people are never born. Perhaps there would have been no Newton, Edison, or Pasteur, no Socrates, Shakespeare, or Jefferson. “Each additional idea is a gift to the future,” Naam writes. “Each additional idea producer is a source of wealth for future […]
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