November Archive


Well done!

Shannon Roberts | 30 November 2012

Having just had a baby in New Zealand, I think that welcoming new people to the world (when they are a wanted baby that is) is something that New Zealand does pretty well.


Polish/Scottish Worries

Marcus Roberts | 29 November 2012

Two more European countries are starting to fret about their demographic future.


Mexico - Another Country Growing Old

Marcus Roberts | 26 November 2012

Mexico’s fertility decline in the last few decades has been remarkably swift.


Friday Scold

Marcus Roberts | 23 November 2012

Paul Ehrlich is STILL going. Good grief!


Population increase ‘slowing to a crawl’ in New Zealand

Shannon Roberts | 21 November 2012

Like many countries, the New Zealand population increase has “slowed to a crawl” according to news provider ‘Stuff’.  Recently released population statistics for the year ended September 2012 show that live births decreased by 1799, while deaths increased by 249.  Will this trend mean that over time we will become less tolerant of the children and families in our community?


Japan’s Future Prospect

Marcus Roberts | 20 November 2012

Japan’s demographic future is examined and an answer is proposed: robots.


Water, Food, Shelter, Condoms – All are Human Rights says UN

Marcus Roberts | 15 November 2012

The UN has decreed that contraception is a universal human right.


What is MAVNI?

Marcus Roberts | 13 November 2012

The US is re-introducing a scheme to fast-track foreign nationals into US citizenship in return for their military skills.


Somewhere, yesterday, there was an election…

Marcus Roberts | 08 November 2012

The CNN breakdown of the US election.


Malaysia’s planned new eco-city

Shannon Roberts | 05 November 2012

Malaysia is planning a new green, energy efficient eco-city called “Iskandar Malaysia”.  The country expects the new development, which covers about 2500 square kilometres, to have 3 million residents by 2025.


Jersey - The Island is Full

Marcus Roberts | 02 November 2012

The Island of Jersey is seeking to restrict further immigration as its leaders worry that it is reaching capacity.


 
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