Stratfor: Demographics and Geopolitics

Good piece by George Friedman on global demographic trends.  The solution to declining populations?   Technology.

…today, countries like Germany and Japan are facing massive population busts…

It’s not the falling population that’s the problem…worst of all, it’s a falling and aging population in which the older people live for an extended period of time while suffering debilitating diseases and the younger people are too few to take care of them.  That’s the problem.

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