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December 23, 2020

A Message from Robert Walker, President of the Population Institute

Earlier this year I informed the Population Institute Board of Directors of my desire to step down as president by June 2021. In the interest of ensuring a smooth transition, the Board recently launched a search process for a new president. I am highly confident that the search will be successful in recruiting a replacement that will carry on the critically important work of the organization and expand its impact. Read More »

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Press Release

October 27, 2020

Confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett Jeopardizes Reproductive Rights, LGBTQ Rights, and Access to Healthcare

Yesterday the Senate confirmed president Trump’s appointment of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court, shifting the balance of the Court even further to the right and putting at risk our health and rights for years—perhaps decades—to come. Read More »

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Commentary

October 13, 2020

Are We a Fatally Flawed Species?

A pandemic, like any other life-threatening event, prompts us to reflect on our mortality, but our error-prone response to the pandemic should force us to ponder a larger question: Are we a fatally flawed species? Read More »

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