Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Capitalism panicking over falling birth rate

Urbanization leads to a falling birth rate. This should be seen as a blessing. But capitalism is predicated on constant growth. Net energy is falling so capitalists need more people, even if that means many starve. The issue is clouded by nationalism and ageism, but the bottom line is that growth is over and that means capitalism must end.
'Singapore for Singaporeans'? | The Stream - Al Jazeera English: "Singapore is facing a dilemma: how to continue its economic stronghold while ensuring social cohesion? A government ‘White Paper’ recently projected that at the current rate, half of the country’s population could be made up of non-Singaporeans by 2030. So what does that mean for Singaporeans?"