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Maybe We Don’t Have An Overpopulation Problem

This is an expanded version of an article titled, “The World Isn’t Facing An Overpopulation Problem”, published in The Huffington Post on April 28, 2017.

What is the greatest threat to our civilization? If you were to ask a cross section of people in your life, you’d likely get an array of responses: terrorism, climate change, corporate greed, anti-intellectualism… the list goes on. Continue reading Maybe We Don’t Have An Overpopulation Problem

Globalization and the Indian Middle Class

Image borrowed from stairshd.net
Image borrowed from stairshd.net

June 2, 2015 – Greetings from Ahmedabad, India, where I am one of the instructors at the Indian Institute of Technology (Gandhinagar) Summer Institute on Global Health & Development. As part of our program, we have group discussions on a variety of topics, usually driven by published papers. Continue reading Globalization and the Indian Middle Class