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Syndicate: mailradek no. 19 (demographical crisis)

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						text no. 81
The demographic crisis is to be considered purely biological: as 
any kind of species, the mankind is regulated by the same rules. 
When the population exceeds the possibilities of terrain, the 
mechanism of reducing the number of species engages * stress, 
disadaptation, epidemics etc. Without listing all the other, one 
can take into consideration three major factors: wars, crime, 
epidemics * and see that everything going on around proves the 
fact that the population ecology protests against the extension 
of population density. When the population extends beyond its 
possibilities, the process of depopulation begins, which includes 
reduction of overall population number, reduction of active 
period species number, i.e. people get old faster, grow adult 
longer, stay in poor health etc. 

What did the authors of scientific recommendations for the UN 
conference for population in 1984 suggest? There were proposals 
of massive contraception programs in demographically dangerous 
areas, namely the countries of the Third world. The contraception 
medicine, despite its wide range of possibilities, is very cheap, 
because all the other ways (infantile mortality and diseases, 
reduction of immunity) cost much more after. The science is 
supposed to work out recommendations and programs, and the states 
are up to implement them. The solution accepted wasn't a 
scientific one, it was purely administrative. The administrators 
considered the programs to be both economically ineffective and 
ideologically impossible: "everyone who is supposed to be born 
must be born". The pope provided a good support for this 
barbarous thesis, he proclaimed that it was not necessary to 
fight the birth rate. America won't provide any money for such 
foul purposes, Reagan supported him in the person of James 
Barclay, an ultraconservative senator, the head of American 
delegation, who knew nothing about science but was a director 
of Radio Liberty, which hosted a stunning number of religious 
broadcasts for Communist countries.

It's not even necessary to mention the hypocrisy of clericals 
who "forbid" the usage of contraceptives in the countries of 
the Third world, while the inhabitants of their own countries 
are "allowed" to use these. I wonder who is going to finance 
other hospitals a bit later, hospitals for great amounts of 
children with inborn abnormalities because of reduced children 
immunity, increased infantile death rates, diseases and all 
the things that have been blooming in the past few years, due 
to the fact that no measures had been taken. 
The postscriptum to the 1984 conference was another meeting of 
the same organizations 12 years after * the results of the 
former were denounced, the Reagan-Barclay method was violently 
criticized, the idea of building hospitals and other 
contraceptive measures was condemned, but, after coming to a 
theoretically right conclusion, the conference of 1996 did 
nothing at all, because it involves investing money, and there 
was no one to invest a cent already. 

Even in 1984 any measures would be out of date, they should had 
been taken in the beginning of the 70s. The science must 
remember: the more people are born, the more certainly a war 
will be started. As a proverb says, if many boys are born, 
there's going to be a war. The first world war wouldn't have 
begun unless the huge birth boom of 1880-1890, i.e. the 
generals before the war knew they would have swarms of soldiers 
in their disposal.
                                 translation: Alexey Kovalev

INFO: The Krasnodar process on *terrorism* is over: Larisa 
Schiptsova is sentenced for 4 years, Gennadii Nepshikuev * 
for 3 years of imprisonment (the prosecutor demanded 7 and 6). 
The fact that Larisa is at the 8th month of pregnancy didn't 
prevent such a severe sentence. Larisa's advocate Stanislav 
Markelov is going to appeal this decision and to make a 
briefing within nearest days in Moscow. More information on 
the process is available at:;
According an unofficial information, there're three new criminal 
cases inspirated by FSB at Moscow after the closure of the 
Krasnodar one. There have been a series of searches in the 
activists' flats between 23 and 26 July, the PCs, private 
correspondence etc. withdrawn (with the witnesses the students 
of Militia academy, for sure).

There'll be an international action camp near the Novovoronezh 
nuclear plant in Russia established on August 17, 1999. Everybody 
is welcomed and all info is available: Antinuclear campaign of 
the Socio-Ecological Union * phone +7(095)278 4642, 
+7(095)776 6546, e-mail: and, 
ECODEFENSE! * phone/fax 7(0112)437286, e-mail:

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