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Why the greens hate me for telling the truth

December 12, 2009 • Daily Email Recap

Thanks to Dave Gardner for this article from New Statesman.
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Most (but not all) environmentalists locate themselves on the progressive left. Most (but not all) are therefore extremely apprehensive about contested causes that are not recognisably “progressive”.

Population comes top of that list. Because it is all too easy to caricature concern about population as the prerogative of racist, xenophobic and totalitarian interests, better by far to keep one’s distance. All the more so, as it’s impossible to address population with any integrity in isolation from immigration issues.

For full article, visit:
http://www.newstatesman.com/environment/2009/03/population-keep-efficiency


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