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New York Times columnist shown wrong on multiple facts about population

Catholic World News - November 09, 2011

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof has suggested that overpopulation is responsible for “poverty, carbon emissions, climate change, deforestation, civil wars, unplanned pregnancies, and abortions,” notes Susan Wills, writing for The Public Discourse. She proceeds to demolish Kristof’s argument, demonstrating that his failure to check his facts sets a negative example that “will likely be studied by journalism students for decades.”

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  • Posted by: rpp - Nov. 09, 2011 9:17 PM ET USA

    Wow! That was a powerful article. And clearly well researched. Thank you!

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