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Prodding Nones to Vote
Volume 39, No. 4
June / July 2019

Progressives hope for an America where health care is a human right for everyone, women’s right to choose remains secure, gays are safe from cruelty, people of all sorts are welcome equally in a multicultural society, college is affordable without crushing debt, marijuana no longer brings jail terms, safety measures curb gun massacres, sensible steps …


Are the Nones Up for Challenging the Religious Right?
Volume 39, No. 4
June / July 2019

In the 1950s, more than 95 percent of Americans identified as Christian. Sixty years later, much has changed. The number of self-identified Christians now hovers around 70 percent, and there has been a striking increase in the number of people who, when asked to name their religious preference, reply by saying “none.” As a member …

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Introduction
Volume 35, No. 4
June / July 2015

Too often, experts on climate change, environmental depletion, and species loss go out of their way not to discuss population’s relevance to their concerns.


Four Out of Five Scientists Agree: Population Matters
Volume 35, No. 4
June / July 2015

Like aid workers and others, scientists need to speak out on the urgency of curbing overpopulation.


Seven Billion Wolves: Why the Human Head Count Matters
Volume 35, No. 4
June / July 2015

How can we make the dilemma of human overpopulation easier to grasp? Imagine seven billion wolves. . . .


Introduction
Volume 35, No. 4
June / July 2015

Too often, experts on climate change, environmental depletion, and species loss go out of their way not to discuss population’s relevance to their concerns.


Four Out of Five Scientists Agree: Population Matters
Volume 35, No. 4
June / July 2015

Like aid workers and others, scientists need to speak out on the urgency of curbing overpopulation.