Politics of population and wealth
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Nairobi, Nov. 30 -- On 15 November 2022, the United Nations said the world population reached eight billion people. On the occasion of World Population Day, the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres cited advancements in health that have extended lifespans and dramatically reduced maternal and child mortality rates.
Global life expectancy at birth reached 72.8 years in 2019 and further reductions in mortality are projected to result in average global longevity of around 77.2 years in 2050.
Thomas Malthus would be turning in his grave. In his groundbreaking 18th-century work on population theory, he postured that the world's finite resources can't cope with an increasing population, alluding to the fact that restrictions on population gr...
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