20 August 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Widening demographic divide between rich and poor countries

The Population Reference Bureau just released the annual World Population Data Sheet. The report claims that the inequality in population and health profiles between rich and poor countries is widening. While I find macro and meta-narrative style studies overly generalizing and notwithstanding unforeseen phenomenons, there is some truth to the claim that in the coming […]

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15 August 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Scary New World? Minority to Become Majority in 2040s

An older and more diverse nation by mid-century – Report released by the Census Bureau What predictions can we make from a majority-ethnic minority population in the future? More liberal politics? Increase tolerance of difference? An end to white privilege, institutionalized discrimination and racism? IT tells us nothing. Women are the majority-minority and yet that […]

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12 August 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Immigration leads to Global Warming? Nonsense!

That was the response from a friend over IM when I mentioned the latest anti-immigrant CIS report that foresees immigrants as a major cause of global warming. The report is titled Immigration to the United States and World-Wide Greenhouse Gas Emissions and available on the CIS website. Anticipating attacks by the pro-migrant lobby, the report […]

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