20 Sep '11, 6am

How questioning economic growth left me feeling like a “Pilgrim from the 25th Century”:

How questioning economic growth left me feeling like a “Pilgrim from the 25th Century”:

In 1968, according to Immigration Department papers found on a rubbish dump near London 18 years later, Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band arrived at Heathrow Airport. Their inept manager had booked them a series of gigs in the UK, but had overlooked to arrange work visas. As a deeply eccentric, highly individual group who had previously only played the West Coast of the US, to say they stood out like a sore thumb in drab, late 1960s England, would be an understatement. According to the Immigration Department papers, “the group arrived together and presented a very strange appearance, being attired in clothing ranging from ‘jeans’ to purple trousers with shirts of various hues, and wearing headgear varying from conical witches hats to a brilliant yellow safety helmet of the type worn by construction workers…. when they eventually approached the desks, it proved somewhat ...

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What If Experts Are Wrong On World Population Growth?

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e360.yale.edu 19 Sep '11, 12pm

What If Experts Are Wrong On World Population Growth? A central tenet of demography is that global population will peak at...