Great men make great mistakes
Lee Kwan Yew was a visionary stateman. But his vision for Singapore's population may have doomed the prosperous city-state.
Growing old should not mean growing isolated
A social isolation epidemic among older people is being countered by community building initiatives.
How the West really lost God
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The decline in the family has driven a decline in religious practice, says an American journalist.
Why is Europe committing demographic suicide?
Frankly, not even the experts have the faintest idea.
2 doctors, 103 women, sterilisation quota achieved
India's target-driven quotas for female sterilisation are producing horrific scenes, all with the aid of Western money.
What to Expect When No One’s Expecting
At last, a book on demography that talks about its relation to sexual culture.
Population imperialists show their hand in Manila
International heavyweights and Philippine business interests unite in a desperate bid to get a highly controversial bill passed.
Kenya shaping up to reap a demographic dividend
But violence born of poverty and ethnic rivalries demand that leaders look beyond their own political agendas.
China: hoping for real change
There has been a changing of the guard at headquarters, but entrenched interests are still well guarded.
Nobel laureate criticises one-child policy
Will the national pride in China's first national to win the Nobel Prize for Literature lead to a reform of the one-child policy?
Going extinct is no fun
The founder of Singapore looks on with dismay as his country heads into the sunset.
27 amazing things baby boomers have done for humanity
For far too long, people have been dissing the children of the "greatest generation". We need to hear more about their achievements.
Yes, Boris, it’s you
If these the times, then this must be the man, what?
Just enough of me – way too many of you
The New Zealand government is the latest to incentivise birth control for welfare mums. But don’t we need those babies?
A book by a pro-choice feminist faces up to an unintended consequence of the West's fertility war.
Gendercide: when choice becomes an issue
Indignation over sex-selection shows that abortion is not just a private matter.
Margaret Sanger: A Life of Passion
A new biography of Margaret Sanger fails to confront the Planned Parenthood founder’s ideological commitment to eugenics and population control.
After 7 billion
Demographic denialists are ignoring the perils of an ageing population.
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.