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Demography is destiny

7 November 2023

5:00 AM

7 November 2023

5:00 AM

That the West is in decline is hardly news. Plummeting educational attainment decreases in life expectancy, and strains in the social fabric are just a few of the problems roiling us.

Assorted reasons have been adduced for this. Christopher Caldwell has argued that almost all our issues are a result of the Civil Rights reforms of the 1960s. Others have advanced more generic causes involving lifestyle, technology, and culture.

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