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A Population Primer: America's Too-Many-People-Problem

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I. Introduction

As the United States enters the 21st century it has the distinction of having the largest economy and being the most powerful nation on the planet, although China is emerging as a serious challenger on both accounts. By most measures, the U.S. leads the world except for one major shortcoming: an unwillingness to deal with its exponential population growth and consequent depletion of natural resources.

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Immigration: A Noble Notion Gone Bad

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I. Introduction

Towering in New York City’s harbor is the Statue of Liberty with those endearing words that beckon “Bring me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses yearning to be breathe free…” Almost every American can attest to a forebear who arrived on American shores anxious to grasp opportunity and start a new life. The ideal that “we are a nation of immigrants” is culturally ingrained and historically the nation has generously accepted those less fortunate from around the globe. From high altitude, this noble notion of immigration is inspirational, but when seen at ground level, it doesn’t look so good.

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Less People with More: The Concept of Demographic Economics

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I. Introduction

As the nation leans further into the 21st century, its denizens should ask, "Do we want more people having less or less people having more?" Does the economy serve the people or vice-versa? These are the quintessential questions that a concept called Demographic Economics will address in this article.

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