February 3, 2013

America Is Losing the Fertility Race

Jonathan Last, Wall Street Journal

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The nation's falling fertility rate is the root cause of many of our problems. And it's only getting worse.

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January 27, 2013
Mexico Is the New China
Chris Anderson, New York Times
The sense of possibility I felt when I first crossed from Hong Kong to Shenzhen in 1997 is what I now feel when I cross from San Diego to Tijuana. The trade routes of the 21st century don’t have to follow Marco Polo from... more ››
January 28, 2013
Stem the Flow of Guns to Mexico
Los Angeles Times
Lax controls allow the easy flow of guns across the border and undermine U.S. efforts to combat drug trafficking and transnational gangs. more ››
February 2, 2013
Mexico's Drug War Quieter, Just as Lethal
Nick Miroff, Washington Post
As a tactical matter, the gangsters and government security forces fighting Mexico’s drug war have typically opted for the spectacular over the subtle. Massacres, beheadings and other unspeakable cruelties became... more ››
February 2, 2013
Mexico's Choice: Fast Growth or Failed State
Pedro Ugarte, Boston Review
Mexico is going through crucial and unprecedented times. It may take off or it may collapse. And I do not exaggerate or mean this rhetorically. Never before has Mexico had so many young people: nearly 30 million men and women... more ››
January 24, 2013
Mexican Drug Trafficking Rises
Robert Beckhusen, Danger Room
Perhaps the most dangerous group of narco-assassins in Mexico looks to be reeling a bit from recent setbacks. One of the ironies of the poor health of the Zetas? Drug trafficking across the border is going up. more ››