Mayor Brandon Johnson should remember the sorry history of state-run supermarkets.
The state's population stagnation is likely to continue for decades as younger people flee for opportunities elsewhere.
Elizabeth Nolan Brown and Scott Winship: Governments Can't Increase Birthrates. They Shouldn't Even Try.
The right and the left are pushing pro-natalist polices that have never worked and are deeply misguided.
A selection of Reason's most incisive articles on population, pollution, resource depletion, biodiversity, energy, climate change, and the ideological environmentalists' penchant for peddling doom.
Can Americans afford to welcome the huddled masses?
Politicians' go-to fixes like child tax credits and federal paid leave are known for creating disincentives to work without much impact on fertility.
There are many reasons people move, but overburdening your citizens is a good way to lose them.
Despite an apocalyptic media narrative, the modern era has brought much longer lives and the greatest decline in poverty ever.
The U.S. remains the top destination for the world's immigrants—but it must be careful not to squander its immigration advantage.
It shouldn't be surprising that a misanthropic worldview like Paul Ehrlich's can be taken in xenophobic directions.
The Superabundance authors make a compelling case that the world is getting richer for everyone.
Financial pressure is the main reason why people say they move, and pandemic-era public policy created a lot more financial pressure in certain places.
People who checked the "Some Other Race" or racial combination census boxes are now America's second largest ethnic group.
The tax- and corruption-heavy state has lost a quarter-million people in the past decade.
Negative population growth back in 1919 was largely the result of the Spanish flu pandemic
The Census Bureau sketches out scenarios in which immigration remains about the same, increases by 50 percent, falls by 50 percent, or halts entirely.
The Breakthrough Institute's Ted Nordhaus urges Americans to reject both doomism and denialism.
California's progressive political imperatives are having such glaring real-world repercussions that it's hard to keep ignoring them.
Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York City all have some easily identifiable management problems.
Documentary filmmaker Nanfu Wang on the horrors of China’s one-child policy
The U.N. Says World Population May Top Out at 10.9 Billion Before 2100. Other Demographers Say It'll Be Much Lower.
Thanks to global expansion of reproductive freedom, actual population growth is likely to be less and peak around the middle this century
America desperately needs more immigrants to support its economy.
Whether red vs. blue or city vs. country, political tensions are best addressed by letting people run their own lives.
Doomslayer Julian Simon vindicated after 40 years.
Skyrocketing debt and pension obligations make for a tough labor environment.
Increased wealth and technological progress give people greater liberty to decide when, how, with whom, and if they want to reproduce.
Fortunately, even if conditions don't improve, economic freedom (and consequently growth) benefits not only the people who have it, but also people who don't.
Time to call it a trend?
For people, unlike rats, the human 'behavioral sink' seems to be greater creativity, not pathological collapse.
Population density portends greater creativity, not collapse