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Fertility: Screw Society, But Don’t Screw Yourself

Rhiannon Cosslett of the Guardian laments that Women are still being blamed for society’s problems with fertility. In the sage words of Turd Flinging Monkey, “women have the babies”. So how are women not to blame? Female students at the … Continue reading

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Vox Distorts the Birthrate Statistics

Take a look at two charts of birthrates by age from the Institute for Family Studies (above) and the Vox article The historically low birthrate, explained in 3 charts (below):                   The Vox chart … Continue reading

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New York Times Lies About Marriage

Claire Cain Miller of The New York Times ask the question How Did Marriage Become a Mark of Privilege? Let’s see if she can determine the answer. Fewer Americans are marrying over all, and whether they do so is more … Continue reading

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Low Birthrate and the Demographic Winter

The Washington Post published a recent article entitled The U.S. fertility rate just hit a historic low. Why some demographers are freaking out. I’m going to comment on the parts of it that I find interesting, along with a few … Continue reading

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