Population

4 June 2014

London will never be ‘full up’

Ignore the miserabilism about London's population hitting 10million - this great city can handle it.

20 November 2013

Did fecund Filipinos bring the typhoon upon themselves?

Meet the miserabilists who think Filipinos bred themselves into disaster.

1 November 2013

The truth about India’s ‘gendercide’

The ‘missing millions’ of Indian women are as much a product of the Western obsession with overpopulation as misogyny.

15 April 2013

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.

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.

8 November 2012

The greens showing their true colours

The far-right-sounding ideas of Swiss greens EcoPop display the misanthropy of Malthusian thought.

12 July 2012

How neo-Malthusians demonise dissent

In branding those who disagree with them ‘deniers’, the overpopulation lobby reveals its allergy to debate.

Why there’s a crisis of compassion

When society doesn’t respect wisdom and experience, is it any wonder carers don't respect the elderly?

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.