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Birthrate or Workforce Participation: Pick One

CNN has a new article: the Number of children in Japan shrinks to new record low. The article reports on the Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare’s latest annual survey. Here’s a brief recap: The number of children in Japan has … Continue reading

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World Scientists Warn Humanity, then Undermine Themselves

Recently, a group of scientists wrote a dire Warning to Humanity, and it was signed by 15000 more. Their warning has been criticized by some as scaremongering. I’m going to comment on the good and the bad in it. The … Continue reading

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Should Men be Forced to Marry?

The Nationalist Today, a conservative blog, proclaims that “Men Going Their Own Way” must be stopped. Conservatives against freedom to pursue happiness in one’s own way? What are they saying? The total fertility rate of the European Union as of … 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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