William Galston

Brookings Institution

Guest

Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution, he writes a weekly column for The New Republic; former Professor of Civic Engagement at the University of Maryland School of Public Affairs and director of its Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy; former Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy (1993-1995)

William Galston on KCRW

In the late 1960's, Paul Ehrlich warned that a  Population Bomb  was creating so many people they wouldn't be able to feed themselves within 20 years.

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