China may loosen 1-child policy
The country saw its working population drop last year for the first time in decades.
There are several reasons why a change is being considered, The Wall Street Journal reports. First, as some Chinese grow increasingly wealthy, they are calling for more personal freedom -- including the ability to have more children. China's population is also growing older.
But what might be driving the new thinking the most is this: The birth limits have caused the number of workers in China to drop for the first time in decades last year.
One economist told The Journal that 9.5 million more babies could be born a year in China if the policy is loosened.
Birthrates have plunged since China imposed its policy in 1979, The Washington Post reports. The rate was 1.64 children per woman in 2011, down from 4.77 in the early 1970s.
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IF YOU NEED, THEN YOU DON'T BREED.
Want kids? THEY ARE YOURS TO FEED.
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It's about their aging population.
Does that ring a bell? Hello!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
China can easily afford to hire MONSANTO to create all the fake food they need!!!
Wouldn't that be the perfect solution for China and America if China buys Monsanto
and the company moves out of America...
The only country that has the right idea and they are afraid of worker shortage? We need a lot less people in this world not more. All those countries where every year it's the same thing, "feed the poor starving" and year after year, century after century, they have not figured it out. Have one and make sure that one is not starving before having another.
PLUS Because we keep sending them billions of dollars that never make it the starving, but into the coffers of who ever is in power at that given time. So dictator after dictator gets rich.
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