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Zero Population Growth of the '60s: Green New Deal?


Last updated 5/11/2021 at 3:14pm

If you were in junior high school or older in the 1960s, you heard about zero population growth (ZPG). It was a fad, or so I thought, but it became a prominent political movement in the U.S and parts of Europe with strong links to feminism and environmentalism. I listened and read about it, but I never bought into it. I thought, look at the wide-open spaces. I questioned what the easterners worried about. And then I got educated...

Zero population growth is defined as the absence of population growth in which equal death rates create a stable human population. To gain ZPG, someone has to...

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