Is 19 Kids Too Many?

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Is China’s kid policy really so bad? Have you ever talked about the size of your family and its effect on the planet? Are people concerned with population apt to be hiding racial prejudice? 

Paul R. Ehrlich, Julia Whitty, Fred Pearce, and more esteemed population panelists and readers are touching these questions—and the rest of the population third rail—right now. Join the debate today through Friday—or just vote up the questions you like best—at the MoJo Population Forum, happening now.

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