Melinda Gates on why the idea of too many people in the world isn't the problem we think it is.

True or false: We can prevent having too many people on the planet by making sure more kids stay alive on the planet.Are you kind of like ... huh? More kids? What kind of question is that? Fair enough, it does seem odd. But here's an approach to the answer that just might leave you saying, "Whoa, that makes a lot of sense!"

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Back in 2017, when white supremacist Richard Spencer was socked in the face by someone wearing all black at Trump's inauguration, it launched an online debate, "Is it OK to punch a Nazi?"

The essential nature of the debate was whether it was acceptable for people to act violently towards someone with repugnant reviews, even if they were being peaceful. Some suggested people should confront them peacefully by engaging in a debate or at least make them feel uncomfortable being Nazi in public.

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