Dick Smith (entrepreneur)
Dick Smith, AO (born Richard Harold Smith; 18 March 1944) is an Australian entrepreneur, businessman, aviator, and political activist. He is the founder of Dick Smith Electronics, Dick Smith Foods and Australian Geographic, and was selected as the 1986 Australian of the Year.
... In August 2010 Smithannounced he would be devoting himself to questions of global population, overpopulation, and alternatives to an endless economic growth economy ... In the documentary, Smithcalls the campaign the most important thing he has ever done in his life ... In May 2011, DickSmith published his book on the subject, DickSmith's Population Crisis The dangers of unsustainable growth for Australia ...
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