Ending the Explosion: Population Policies and Ethics for a Humane Future

by William Hollingsworth Seven Locks Press, 1996. $23.95 Hardcover; $17.95 Softcover NPG Fellow David Simcox’s Review “Unfortunately, with an endless supply of competing crises to capture both rich and poor nationsâ attention and resources, governments are likely to lose focus . The world community will not do nearly enough to prevent massive overpopulation unless two […]

The Case Against Immigration: The Moral, Economic, Social, and Environmental Reasons for Reducing U.S. Immigration Back to Traditional Levels

by Roy BeckW.W. Norton and Company, 1996 NPG Fellow David Simcox’s Review “We will always be a nation of immigrants. But runaway immigration rates– far beyond traditional levels– are now savaging American society on many fronts. This rigorously reported, deeply humane book documents the crisis and points the way out of a government-engineered mess that […]

Political Asylum: Achilles’ Heel of Immigration Control

by David Simcox Immigration of 1.1 million persons a year perpetuates population growth and dims prospects for a smaller, environmentally sustainable U.S. population. Since the 1970s the vast majority of Americans have voted by their fertility rates to stabilize population. But immigration has nullified their choice. Humanitarian immigration — refugees, asylees and temporarily protected persons– […]

Confronting The 21st Century’s Hidden Crisis: Reducing Human Numbers by 80%

Click here for a downloadable, printable PDF version by J. Kenneth Smail J. Kenneth Smail is a Professor of Anthropology Department of Anthropology/Sociology at Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio My position is simply stated. Within the next half-century, it will be essential for the human species to have fully operational a flexibly designed, broadly equitable and […]

Perspectives on Immigration: The Issue is Overpopulation (NPG Footnote)

Click here for a downloadable, printable PDF version Leon F. Bouvier & Lindsey Grant  How Many Americans? San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, August 1994 We at NPG believe our members should know about this book. NPG played no role in its production, but both authors have written articles in the NPG Forum series. We think it […]

How Many Americans?: Population, Immigration and the Environment

by Leon F. Bouvier and Lindsey Grant Sierra Club Books, 1994. Read NPG President Donald Mann’s Review In this tough-minded, lucid book, Leon Bouvier and Lindsey Grant examine the inevitable and escalating environmental degradation that will result if population growth pushes the limits of our already strained environmental carrying capacity. If we are already grappling […]

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