Sunday, January 19, 2020

Opinion | The Chinese Population Crisis - The New York Times

But the news from China is a reminder that a harsher sort of memory is appropriate. As we contemplate the demographic challenge of the future, we should reserve particular opprobrium for those who chose, in the arrogance of their supposed humanitarianism, to use coercive and foul means to make the great problem of the 21st century worse.


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Oh bugger the NYT. Here's seriously sad news.

Posted by: dearieme | Jan 20, 2020 2:07:38 PM

The photo doesn't show it but the Lazy Otter used to keep a goat in its riverside beer garden. It was remarkably patient with the small children who wanted to pat it.

I can remember one tot, evidently having fallen out with Dad, declaring "I only love Mummy. And the goat."

Posted by: dearieme | Jan 21, 2020 7:36:30 AM