May 3, 2017

Canada now has more seniors than children

For the first time in Canada’s history, there are more seniors than children. The government’s Statistics Canada agency said Wednesday new census figures show there are now 5.9 million Canadians aged 65 and older. They outnumber the 5.8 million children 14 and under. The ...

/ Oct 4, 2016

Is immigration the answer?

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A migration policy is being deployed to combat acute labor shortages in sectors of the Japanese economy, but migrant workers won't be enough to solve the long-term challenges of Japan's demographic implosion.

Urban shift aided PM but brought corruption

/ Jun 6, 2013

Urban shift aided PM but brought corruption

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The protests triggered in Turkey by plans to redevelop a park into a shopping mall at first seem an unlikely cause for public anger. In reality, the demonstrations over Taksim Square’s Gezi Park go to the very heart of Turkey’s modern discontents. Why it ...