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Book Review: Empty Planet

Had Bricker and Ibbitson written a book about Noah’s Flood, the title might have read Dry Planet, with a warning of an impending drought. The authors maintain that a disaster of declining global population is imminent. This contrasts with today’s global human population of 7.8 billion, which is at flood level, and is rising steadily by […]

Celebrating Women and Fighting for HER this International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is this Friday, March 8th. On this day and every day, we’re celebrating the achievements of women everywhere while recognizing that there is still much work to be done to ensure women can lead full, empowered lives. Structural barriers that keep women from fully participating in society are still endemic in many […]

Population Growth Projected to Drive a Third of Future Food Demand:
Let’s Talk About a Practical Solution

The bread baskets and rice bowls of the world will need to get a lot breadier and ricier in the coming decades if we’re going to feed all 9 billion people projected to be on the planet in 2050. A new report from the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota proposes the […]

Domestic Gag Rule Puts Politicians’ Opinions Above Patients’ Quality of Care

I’m sorry to report more terrible news out of the moldy old gynoticians club that is the Trump administration: On Friday, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued the final rule Trump has been helping to sculpt with his tiny, chubby, old fingers since it was first proposed on June 1, 2018. The […]

Valentine’s Day Just Isn’t the Same Without Family Planning

Valentine’s Day is upon us, which for many people means it’s a time to celebrate love and plan romantic gestures for their sweethearts. It should also be a time when we appreciate the freedom and security birth control allows us to have in our romantic partnerships. So as you’re preparing for this special day (or […]

Population Connection Members Volunteered Far and Wide in 2018!

Population Connection members made 2018 another remarkable year. More than 280 members across the country engaged their communities with conversations on population issues, women’s empowerment, and environmental preservation. Members in 37 states engaged more than 12,000 people and captured nearly 2,000 signatures from others committed to repealing Trump’s odious Global Gag Rule!  Click here to […]

Bipartisan Support for Family Planning Used to Be a Thing. What Happened?

One of the most polarizing issues facing the U.S. today centers around women’s reproductive health and family planning services. In fact, the mainstream Republican agenda is in complete ideological opposition to family planning, and has gone so far as to label it immoral. But a quick look back in time reveals a clear shift: Many […]

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