Professor Jen Lundquist

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Childfree Adults Are Not “Selfish”

Let’s start with the facts: I’m 41. I’ve been happily married for 16 years. My reproductive organs are in good working order. Yet, I don’t have …

Gapminder World

unstats | Millennium Indicators

There is currently no data to display. Please select a series and the countries that you wish to view the data for.<p>Important note: Some of the MDG …

Data | DataBank

World Development Indicators (WDI) is the primary World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially recognized international …

World Bank

The amazing, surprising, Africa-driven demographic future of the Earth, in 9 charts

By Max Fisher<p>The United Nations Population Division, which tracks demographic data from around the world, has dramatically revised its projections for what will happen in the next 90 years. The new statistics, based on in-depth survey data from sub-Saharan Africa, tell the story of a world poised …

I Was Just Trying To Help

Not always with us

IN SEPTEMBER 2000 the heads of 147 governments pledged that they would halve the proportion of people on the Earth living in the direst poverty by …

Poverty Rate

The Peters Projection and the West Wing

This is an entertaining video clip from an episode of the West Wing explaining the differences between map projections and how they intersect with …

The Declining Birthrate Doesn’t Spell Disaster

With the birth rate at its lowest in recorded history, some are afraid that the United States is heading toward a demographic crisis in which too few …

Sound Off: What Do You Think of the Childfree Life?

<i>To read the full TIME cover story “The Childfree Life: When Having It All Means Not Having Children,” subscribe here. Already a subscriber? Click</i> …

I Just Don’t Want A Child

Lately, I’m really getting how much energy it takes to <i>not</i> do something. And how much of not doing things I’ve done and sometimes not done. Not …

Do Children Bring Happiness—or Misery?

Evolutionary psychologists tell us that wanting offspring is hardwired, but for most of us, the decision to have a child is intensely personal—and …

The Vanishing

In “Collapse,” Jared Diamond shows how societies destroy themselves.<p>A thousand years ago, a group of Vikings led by Erik the Red set sail from Norway for the vast Arctic landmass west of Scandinavia which came to be known as Greenland. It was largely uninhabitable—a forbidding expanse of snow and …

Don’t Panic – The Facts About Population

The world might not be as bad as you might believe!<p>“Don’t Panic” is a one-hour long documentary produced by Wingspan Productions and broadcasted on …

Many Areas In Britain Have Become ''Men Deserts''

Social Justice

David Suzuki speaks about overpopulation

Population

It Only Takes a Girl

Rights & Freedoms

How movies teach manhood | Colin Stokes

YouTube

Religions and babies

Hans Rosling had a question: Do some religions have a higher birth rate than others -- and how does this affect global population growth? Speaking at …

Human Geography