Op-Ed: 7 Billion Now, But Population Will Drop

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Read Colum Lynch's piece for Foreign Policy, "It's a Small World."

Earth's population crossed the 7 billion mark Monday. The growing population has been the subject of doomsday scenarios, but Colum Lynch worries that the U.S. and other wealthy countries will soon have too few citizens. He predicts the world population will decline by the end of this century.

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