Yglesias on Population

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10 Sep 2020

Matthew Yglesias on population:

Tripling the size of the nation is something that is in our power to achieve. It would just require more immigrants and more programs to support people who want to have additional children…Whatever liberals’ misgivings about this national project, America should aspire to be the greatest nation on earth. That’s what Americans already think and rightly so. Rather than being paralyzed by racial panic, ecopessimism, or paranoia about the loss of parking spaces, we should try to think this stuff through calmly and systematically.

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