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Improved Reporting on Population Decline

I was prepared to slap this story onto the Wall of Shame when I saw the headline. After all, it’s just another worry piece about a “birth dearth” in a nation that actually doesn’t know how lucky it is.

Japan, Short on Babies, Reaches a Worrisome Milestone

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