Halliday Sutherland

Doctor. Tuberculosis pioneer. Best-selling author. Convert to Catholicism. Enemy of eugenics, and eugenicists.

Category Archives: Malthusianism

“Birth Control” republished

Dr Halliday Sutherland’s 1922 book: Birth Control: A Statement of Christian Doctrine Against the Neo-Malthusians has been republished by Tumblar House. The 2018 edition includes a foreword by Charles A. Coulombe, … Continue reading

20 August 2018 · Leave a comment

Malthus, Malthusianism, Neo-Malthusianism 3

This is the third article (in a series of three) on Malthus, Malthusianism and  Neo-Malthusianism. It outlines Halliday Sutherland’s objections to the doctrine. Let’s start with a recap on Malthusian ideas: Malthus … Continue reading

1 July 2015 · Leave a comment

Malthus, Malthusianism, Neo-Malthusianism 2

This article examines the Neo-Malthusians. A Neo-Malthusian shared the Malthusian belief that: “The Power of population is so superior to the power of the Earth to produce the subsistence for man, that premature … Continue reading

9 June 2015 · Leave a comment

Malthus, Malthusianism, Neo-Malthusianism 1

In 1922, Halliday Sutherland’s book Birth Control was published. A modern reader might expect that a book with this title would be concerned with family planning and contraception. The full title of … Continue reading

1 May 2015 · Leave a comment

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Centenary of the Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial

21 February 2023
4.3 years to go.