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.
|Thursday 1 March 2012|
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?
|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.
|Tuesday 31 May 2011|
Beware Malthusians in reasonable clothing
The green critics of population control are just as misanthropic as their prophylactic-promoting opponents.
|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.
|Monday 8 November 2010|
What is your beef with Malthus and friends?
A longtime Optimum Population Trust supporter struggles to understand spiked’s opposition to Malthusianism.
|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.
|Monday 19 July 2010|
A prejudice in search of a scientific disguise
The Royal Society’s two-year study of population seems to have already decided that there are ‘too many people’.
|Friday 9 April 2010|
Burying Malthus to save Malthusianism
The so-called ‘progressive greens’ challenging the overpopulation thesis are really only interested in making Malthusian thinking more PC.
|Friday 19 March 2010|
A depletionist view of history and humanity
What a shame that David Willetts, one of the few intellectual parliamentarians, has written such a wrongheaded book on the baby boomers.
|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.