The Chinese Communist Party Wants a Han Baby Boom That Isn’t Coming
China has swung toward natalist policies for the majority while forcibly sterilizing ethnic minorities.
Europe Is Destined to Age—but Not to Suffer the Consequences
Migration and higher fertility can’t alter the course of Europe’s graying, but there is a strategy to avoid disaster.
The Real Way to Win Iowa and Places Like It
There are plenty of innovative policies to revive rural areas—and trade wars aren’t among them.
Germany’s OK Boomer Moment
Millennials on the left and right are getting tired of their country’s politics of centrism—and trouble in the governing coalition shows it.
American millennials may resent their baby boomer elders for ruining the world, but generational politics in mainland China and Hong Kong are more complicated.
How to Fix the Baby Bust
The relationship among birthrates, gender norms, and work culture is more complicated than you think.
Archie Windsor Isn’t the Symbol You Think He Is
The newest royal baby represents his country's future identity: not multicultural, but overwhelmingly mixed-race and entirely British.
Netanyahu Might Be the Best Hope for Israel’s Center-Left
For Benny Gantz and Yair Lapid, joining a Likud-led government could be a more appealing option than the alternative.
It’s Time for the United States and Europe to Face the Politics of Cultural Displacement
Ethnic nationalism is about more than just economic anxieties.
Welcome to the Next Deadly AIDS Pandemic
The world thought it had fought the HIV virus to a stalemate—but its strategy was flawed in ways that are only now becoming clear.
The Royal Baby Is Lucky He Wasn’t Born in America
Everyone in the West, royalty or not, gets better maternal health care than parents in the United States.
Sex Dolls Are Replacing China’s Missing Women
The country's gender gap has left young men desperate for high-tech alternatives.
Here’s Who Will Lament — and Celebrate — the Plummeting U.S. Birth Rate
There’s nothing like a good population crisis to stir up civilizational angst.
Iceland’s Historic Baby Boom Comes Nine Months After Surprise Euro Cup 2016 Win
Feel free to do the math.
Here’s Looking At You, 2050
How a less Christian Europe, an aging population in the West, and the empowerment of women are going to shape the future.
Here Come the Young
In the coming years, the population of people under the age of 30 in some of the most fragile and unstable countries is going to skyrocket. And the world is not ready for them.
The Exchange: When Do African Problems Need African Solutions?
Ameenah Gurib-Fakim and Ory Okolloh discuss the continent's brain drain and debate the best ways to keep talent at home.