To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Friday, July 19, 2024

Observercast

Stop Obsessing Over Population

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Americans have this big obsession with population numbers. One reason is that reports related to the population come with numbers. Numbers give politicians and journalists something concrete to either agonize or crow over. The problem with this approach is that the numbers don’t necessarily reflect the living reality of people being counted. Americans felt OK […]

Froma Harrop
Froma Harrop
Harrop is an American writer and author. She is best known for her bi-weekly syndicated column which appears in about 200 news outlets including the Seattle Times, Newsday, Denver Post, Dallas Morning News, Arizona Republic, Detroit News, and Real Clear Politics and The Providence Journal. She is represented by Creators Syndicate Inc. in Los Angeles. Media Matters ranks her column 20th nationally in total readership and 14th in large newspaper concentration.