Month: April 2018

UN admits ‘refugees’ are ‘replacement migration’ for Europe and other low-fertility countries

Link: In 2000, the United Nations’ Department of Economic and Social Affairs issued a report, Replacement Migration: Is It a Solution to Declining and Ageing Populations?, which proposes “replacement migration” for countries with an aging and declining population. Replacement migration refers to the international migration that a country would need to prevent population decline […]


In Pricey Cities, New Residents Make Much More Than Those Leaving

Market Street in San Francisco between Sixth and 10th Streets, shown in 2016, was gentrifying as prominent tech companies opened new offices. Policy makers and advocates for low-income housing often discuss fears that rising home prices are pushing lower- and moderate-income residents away from more desirable neighborhoods toward less prime ones with much longer commutes. […]

‘NRA sashay away’: 175,000 people took to the streets for New York City’s ‘March for Our Lives’ rally

05Daniel Brown/Business Insider Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets across the US and around the world on Saturday to push for gun reform in the wake of the deadly high-school shooting in Parkland, Florida. New York City was no different, where tens of thousands of people marched from West 72nd Street to […]