Plummeting Fertility

Fertility rates will come to hurt the West. Here's your daily news digest for 14 April 2023.

Plummeting Fertility
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Visualizing The World’s Plummeting Fertility Rate
... the UN forecasts that rapid global population growth will slow down - and may even stop entirely by 2100 - because of falling fertility rates.


Dutton left with a difficult decision, after big holes blown in his Voice argument
Julian Leeser has blown serious holes in both Liberal and National Party arguments against the Voice. And he’s given Liberal moderates cause to consider which way to jump, writes David Speers.
Don’t write off liberalism - The Centre for Independent Studies
These are dark days for the Liberal Party. Labor governments now dominate the Australian continent while deeply divided Oppositions are …
Warning decline in Australia’s adult literacy being hidden by lack of data
New national study to be launched to document deterioration in basic reading and writing skills, particularly in Tasmania


The West Declares War on Itself
For Americans who cherish self-government, free speech, and personal liberty, the reality of today’s America is jolting. How can Hillary Clinton’s campaign, Barack Obama’s FBI, and an assortment of sordid Intelligence Community…
What Is Really Happening at Jerusalem’s Holy Sites?
[T]ens of thousands of Muslims from Israel and the West Bank were able to attend prayers at the mosque, especially on Fridays, in the first two weeks of Ramadan. That is until a group of extremist Muslims decided to turn the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound into
Swiss banks issue warning to Russian taxpayers – RBK
Swiss banks have notified clients who pay taxes in Russia that their accounts may be closed, RBK reports, citing sources

Business, Finance & Investment

Ranked: The Largest Bond Markets in the World
The global bond market stands at $133 trillion in value. Here are the major players in bond markets worldwide.
Credit Investors See Defaults Rising, 84% Chance of US Recession
(Bloomberg) -- Credit portfolio managers are forecasting a rise in corporate defaults in the coming year while more than four-out-of-five participants see a chance of a US recession in 2023, according to a survey by the International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers. Most Read from Bloomberg…
Why we have exposure to the long-term EV theme
In this week’s video insight, Scott Phillips our Head of Distribution joined Gary Rollo, Portfolio Manager for the Montgomery Small Companies Fund to discuss the long-term electric vehicle (EV) theme, what’s been happening in global markets and the team’s approach to investing in EV. Transcript: Sco…


‘The World of Tomorrow Is a World of Empires’ - The American Conservative
State of the Union: Strategic autonomy should work both ways. Look out, Europe.
Author Explains How ‘Liberal Woke Takeover’ Is Hurting Journalism, Media
Amber Athey weighs in on how a “liberal woke takeover” is adversely affecting the news media and journalistic standards.
Trans Professor Backs Out of Debate with Conservative Commentator
Transgender professor Deirdre McCloskey backed out of a debate at the University of Pittsburgh with conservative commentator Michael Knowles, despite expressing confidence in winning the debate in the weeks prior.

Crypto & Blockchain

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Warren Buffett Calls Bitcoin a ‘Gambling Token’
Berkshire Hathaway’s chairman and CEO said bitcoin “doesn’t have any intrinsic value ... but that doesn’t stop people from wanting to play the roulette wheel.”
Elon Musk Makes A Bet Over 1 Million Dogecoin (DOGE)
Elon Musk has rediscovered his love for Dogecoin (DOGE) in recent weeks. After the Twitter CEO temporarily made the Shiba Inu - the mascot of the meme coin -


Crisis Actor: Justin Pearson’s Transformation from Maine Student to Tennessee Radical
CRISIS ACTOR: Tennessee Democrat Justin Pearson has undergone a total identity transformation since his days as a college student in Maine.

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