Thanos’ plan to wipe out half the universe is based in the real-world economics of Thomas Robert Malthus. So why are they wrong?
The earth’s population will continue to increase over the next few decades, but we know what that entails. More worrying is the specter of population decline.
The future economic and social consequences of the one-child policy are baked into the cake. The Chinese Communist Party made a big mistake and there are no easy fixes to decades of birth restrictions.
The papers collected in this volume cover a wide variety of topics, including population growth, world hunger, international aid programs, and North Korea.
Beijing signaled that it would be abandoning the One-Child Policy it had promulgated in the very early 1980s, and would now be moving to allow all parents in China to have two children. Suffice it thus to say that all the particulars of this new Two-Child Policy still remain to be seen.
Beijing announced Thursday that the Chinese Communist Party will officially abandon its one-child policy. Yet it has no plans to relinquish authority over its subjects’ birth patterns; rather, Beijing has simply changed the ration. Now two children per family will be permitted.
China’s three and a half decade social experiment known as the One Child Policy has resulted in an un-naturally high sex ratio at birth. How will this impact future demographics trends in China?
The tragic reality of Earth Day 2015: Expensive power equals less life.
The results of the Third Plenum of the 18th CPC Central Committee demonstrated Beijing has no intention to relinquish its control of the Chinese family.