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Asian immigrants prop up US population

Shannon Roberts | 29 September 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing population, demography, fertility rates, United States

Are nuns dying out?

Shannon Roberts | 17 August 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: demography, fertility rate, religious life, United States

The rise of the ‘elder orphan’

Shannon Roberts | 22 June 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Baby Boomers, elder orphans, elderly care, United States

Insights into a family of 12

Shannon Roberts | 01 June 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: demography, family size, fertility rate, United States

Coming to terms with the American empire

George Friedman | 15 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: empires, Stratfor, United States
The United States became an empire almost absent-mindedly. But now it cannot shrug off its responsibilties.

US population in 2060

Marcus Roberts | 06 March 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing population, population change, United States

Improved economy not improving US fertility rates

Shannon Roberts | 11 February 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: demography, economy, fertility rate, recession, United States

Inside the Russian bear

George Friedman | 17 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: foreign affairs, foreign policy, Russia, Ukraine, United States
The strength of the Russian people is that they can endure suffering that would break other nations.

China’s (pet) population rising fast

Shannon Roberts | 25 August 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: China, fertility rate, pets, United States

White Deaths Outnumber Births in America

Shannon Roberts | 19 June 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: births, Deaths, Hispanic, United States
A new milestone in the gradual decline of white people in America occurred this week. The number of non-Hispanic white deaths outnumbered births for the first time. Significantly, several demographers have said that they are not aware of another time in American history when the dominant racial group in America has shrunk in this way, even taking into account such events as the depression and the two world wars last century.

Six claims on detainee torture, skewered

Christie Thompson | 25 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: 911, detainees, torture, United States
A scathing report on the treatment of detainees by the US refutes key claims defending the use of torture.

US Republican Party reaffirms support for traditional marriage

Blaise Joseph | 15 April 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: United States, US

Avoiding the Wars That Never End

George Friedman | 16 January 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: terrorism, United States, warfare
The United States is being forced by the permanent warfare being waged by Islamist terrorists to alter its strategic view of the world.

The real reason for Putin’s US adoption ban?

Carolyn Moynihan | 10 January 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: adoption, Russia, United States
Russian President Vladimir Putin upset a lot of Americans with his December 28 (feast of the Holy Innocents) ban on adoptions to the US -- at the same time ordering his government to take a range of steps to make it easier for Russians to adopt orphans.

The crisis of the middle class and American power

George Friedman | 09 January 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: economic crisis, middle class, United States
The United States was built on the assumption that a rising tide lifts all ships. That assumption is now at risk.

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