|radiosquido - 2023-01-24
The Japanese are stereotyped as workaholics, but don't forget that the average American works longer hours than the average Japanese.
My partner and I work several hundred hours more per year than the American average, and we can barely afford one kid (daycare alone, for instance, is $21,600/year).
No shit people are having less kids.
|Sludge Vohaul - 2023-01-24
My favorite part of this conversation is how it's always framed as an economic issue and not the actual human cost.
Welcome to late stage capitalism folks! The system you voted for your whole life ends with you in a privately-run oldperson farm because your kids don't have time to make their own kids let alone look after you.
|Cena_mark - 2023-01-24
And a country still vigorously opposed to immigration.
We should send them our weeaboos.
I’ve thought about it.
But also they’re racist as fuck, socially speaking.
|Binro the Heretic - 2023-01-24
How long until we see forced breeding programs somewhere in the world?
Think birth pods and brave new world.
George Lucas was a prophet. A hack prohet that got really lucky.
If any country would be happy making a bunch of identical racially pure clones it would certainly be Japan.
|The Mothership - 2023-01-25
Not even a WTF Japan tag?
Clearly the subject of this video is Japans lack of F
|Gmork - 2023-01-26
Every time I see "declining birth rate" news I cheer
It’s not a bad thing but it cannot happen catastrophically because of how being old works.
Please proceed to the suicide booth and be the example to the rest of humanity.
Canada's even willing to help you along with MAID service.
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