The fallacy of a happy, productive and ageing work force
Glib answers will not conjure away the hard, cold fact that workers everywhere are getting older and older.
Is the one-child policy spoiling China’s children?
Research confirms all the cliches about "little emperors", the children of parents who were forced to stop at one.
Why is Europe committing demographic suicide?
Frankly, not even the experts have the faintest idea.
What to Expect When No One’s Expecting
At last, a book on demography that talks about its relation to sexual culture.
The myth of disappearing Lebanese Christians
A bombshell report shows that Christians are making a demographic comeback in Lebanon because of tumbling Muslim birth rates.
China: hoping for real change
There has been a changing of the guard at headquarters, but entrenched interests are still well guarded.
Going extinct is no fun
The founder of Singapore looks on with dismay as his country heads into the sunset.
After 7 billion
Demographic denialists are ignoring the perils of an ageing population.
Why America might pull through the demographic collapse
it is mainly religious people who raise children, and more women in America are religious.
Bad shot: when will WHO warn women about the contraceptive jab?
The latest strong evidence that hormonal contraception is linked with AIDS finds experts still dallying.
Why Islam is in as much trouble as the West
| 24 October 2011 |
Many countries in the Muslim world, including Iran, are also in demographic freefall.
Past our peak
An open borders advocate finds encouragement in the likelihood of world population declining.
How many people is too many?
The latest projections from the United Nations show that there could be 10 billion people on the planet by 2100.
Where an ageing population is not a problem
Nigeria could have 725 million people by 2100. This is great news and a great opportunity, says a Nigerian engineer.
With so much shopping to do, who has time for kids?
Some countries may be caught in a low-fertility trap which dooms them to declining populations.
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