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International Anti-Procreation Day

According to a group called The Advocacy for Anti-Procreation, today is the International Anti-Procreation Day. Of course, it’s also the World Day to Combat Desertification, and this has been observed since 1995 and is recognized by the UN, so it’d normally take precedence over an event that somebody who created a Facebook page came up […]

An Image Boost for the Childfree?

It would appear that being childfree got something of an image boost about a week ago, when the cover story of Time tackled the issue. That article requires a subscription to read, however, so I can’t know exactly what it says myself, but a piece posted on Grist mentions that the author “discusses the immense […]

About the Paranoia Regarding the "Depopulation Agenda" of the "Elites"

I was sent a link today to yet another of those idiotic rants that are so popular among that particular breed of so-called “activists” that would perhaps be better referred to as simply rebels without a cause, or at least without a cause that makes sense and may be worth supporting, seeing as their behavior […]

Resources Wasted on Empty Words… Again

The results of another study, which apparently took two years to complete and is supposed to feed into the preparations for the Rio+20 summit in June, have been published. It shows that biodiversity loss is off the scale, the nitrogen cycle is completely out of control, climate change has already exceeded the safe margins, the […]

Global Population Speak Out or Leaders Dissipating a Movement’s Energy

For the past few years, February used to be the “action month” for the Global Population Speak Out movement. Those who pledged to act were supposed to do something for the cause at some point during the month and then report the action on the site, where it would be posted after being approved. It […]