We need a bit more hunger to end poverty
Claims that climate change will cause mass starvation could actually make it harder to feed the world.
|Monday 28 January 2013|
David Attenborough’s demographic determinism
The TV naturalist is still banging on about there being ‘too many people’, just when others fret about declining population.
|Thursday 8 November 2012|
The greens showing their true colours
The far-right-sounding ideas of Swiss greens EcoPop display the misanthropy of Malthusian thought.
|Thursday 12 July 2012|
How neo-Malthusians demonise dissent
In branding those who disagree with them ‘deniers’, the overpopulation lobby reveals its allergy to debate.
|Monday 31 October 2011|
Happy birthday, baby seven billion!
Ignore the population doom-mongers and dive into spiked’s archives for a celebration of human life and ingenuity.
|Wednesday 12 October 2011|
Beware Malthusians posing as progressives
Don’t be fooled by the fashionable new crowd of Malthus-bashing greens: they’re as misanthropic as old-style population scaremongers.
|Thursday 18 August 2011|
Sterilise yourself and win a car!
The bribing of Indians to stop having babies is not that different to the moral blackmail used by Western Malthusians.
|Wednesday 20 July 2011|
Why not celebrate the birth of Harper Seven?
Ignore the miserable misanthropists who think the Beckhams set a bad example by having too many children.
|Wednesday 6 July 2011|
Let’s just all SQUASH together
Squatters once fancied themselves as radical. Now they have embraced the low horizons of the political elite.
|Thursday 13 January 2011|
The definitive guide to modern-day Malthusians
With the human population heading towards seven billion, spiked challenges the miserabilists who say this is a Very Bad Thing.
|Wednesday 22 December 2010|
The return of the population panickers
In 2010, more and more of the supposedly great and good signed up for the misery-fest that is neo-Malthusianism.
|Friday 17 December 2010|
Our Brave New World of Malthusian madmen
From Burgess’s Wanting Seed to Huxley’s Brave New World, the wacky Malthusian ideas of dystopian literature are now everyday beliefs.
|Friday 3 December 2010|
Jonathan Franzen: the Great American Malthusian
Franzen’s deep misanthropy prevents Freedom from being a good novel: his characters’ lack of nobility means they just aren’t interesting.
|Monday 8 November 2010|
Think the Earth is finite? Think again
When modern Malthusians insist that resources are finite, they only expose their historical illiteracy, misanthropy and social pessimism.
|Tuesday 19 October 2010|
The British elite prefers polite Malthusianism
The American woman paying British drug addicts to stop breeding is only saying out loud what respectable people normally say in code.
|Wednesday 17 February 2010|
The ‘taboo’ they just can’t stop talking about
Article after article after article now tells us that human overpopulation of the planet is the Great Unmentionable. Hmm, something doesn’t add up.
|Wednesday 6 January 2010|
Down with these Malthusian MPs
A proposal to cap the UK population at 70million shows how mainstream miserabilist population control has become.
|Monday 7 December 2009|
Treating human beings as little more than carbon
As the Copenhagen summit starts, the rise of eco-Malthusianism shows the anti-human, future-fearing essence of climate-change alarmism.
|Thursday 19 November 2009|
Too many people? No, too many Malthusians
Since 200 AD, scaremongers have been describing human beings as ‘burdensome to the world’. They were wrong then, and they’re still wrong today.
|Tuesday 6 October 2009|
Population reduction: a war on women’s bodies
Pro-choice activists must defend women’s reproductive rights against those who say we should curb population growth to save the planet.