“Beginning in the 1870s and continuing into the twentieth century ‘Malthusianism’ became a euphemism for the support of birth control. Charles Bradlaugh and Annie Besant were key founders of the Malthusian league, which last for fifty years and had a turbulent relationship with socialism.” (Jonnathan Benthall, “At Trondheim,” TLS [13 June 2014]: 28.)

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