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“One Day Soon, The Sun Will Not Rise”

Authored by Chris Hamilton via Econimica blog, When the Q4 US resident population data is released, something that has not happened in the post WWII era will take place.   The population of adults aged 15-64 years old will decline.  This was not supposed to happen and will put an end to seven plus decades of continuous population growth […]

The End Is Near… Depopulation Is Out Of Control… So Buy Stocks (Seriously)

Authored by Chris Hamilton via Econimica blog, The world economy is premised on a ludicrous idea – that Asia, then India, and then Africa will continue to drive economic growth.  So as not to turn this article into a book, lets consider this idea focusing on East Asia consisting of China, Japan, North and South Korea, Taiwan, and minor others.  This region consists […]

Economic Recovery – But For Who?

Authored by Chris Hamilton via Econimica blog, How to judge the effectiveness of the economic recovery since 2008 is a challenge? Many laud the Federal Reserve for it's actions to stave off a possible depression.  The Federal Reserve's policies have certainly helped to promote new record highs in financial assets across the spectrum.  These policies […]

America’s Fertility Rate Falls To Record Low

The US isn't yet grappling with the economic disaster that is a shrinking popuation – unlike Japan. Though it's starting to look like a not-too-distant possibility. US birthrates fell to yet another historic low in 2016 as a whirlwind of economic and cultural factors inspire more women to delay, or forgo, having children. According to […]

Fertility Rates Keep Dropping, And It’s Going To Hit The Economy Hard

Total fertility rates, which can be defined as the average number of children born to a woman who survives her reproductive years (aged 15-49), have decreased globally by about half since 1960. This has drastically shaped today’s global economy, but as Visual Capitalist's Caitlin Cheadle explains, a continued decline could have much more severe long-term […]

Obama Drinks Filtered Tap Water, Downplays Lead Risk: “Flint Water At This Point Is Drinkable”

And… it’s safe. President Obama says so. As Flint’s water crisis drags on, and officials expect a period of two years to replace the city’s corroded pipes, President Obama has become a pitchman to quell the population’s worries and take the pressure off of Flint leaders, despite plenty of evidence of negligence and corruption. Obama […]

The Real Reason American Cities Have Lead in the Water Supply: “Humans Have Been Written Off”

Image: Luuva, Creative Commons Yet another public water supply has been found tainted with toxic lead from corrosive pipes. It is no surprise to watch crumbling rust belt cities under siege by corrosive, tainted and dangerous lead pipes, though it is tragic. Cincinnati, like Flint, has a major lead issue in its public water supply. […]