The Next Generation: Patrick Hayes on 'Why we need more people'

Speaker: Patrick Hayes

Date: Tuesday 2 April 2013

Time: 06:00pm - 08:00pm


Location: Adam Smith Institute, 23 Great Smith Street, SW1P 3BL

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For our April TNG we will be joined by Patrick Hayes – he will speak on ‘Why we need more people’. He opposes the neo-Malthusian view that the world is over-populated, arguing that humans are not simply consumers but also producers – poverty is not therefore the result of overpopulation but underproduction. As always the speech will be short and the discussion over drinks long. Do rsvp if you are keen to come along.

Patrick Hayes is a London-based political journalist and commentator. He works for the online current affairs magazine Spiked and for think-tank the Institute of Ideas, where he is a producer of the Battle of Ideas, an annual international festival of debate and discussion. He regularly comments on political issues for range of local, national and international media outlets including BBC Radio, Sky News and Russia Today; and is a columnist for the Free Society. 

This event is for under 30s. 

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