This is a brilliant, must-read, article from the Japan Times. Check it out!
With its rapidly aging population, Japan is probably ahead of most Western countries in terms of emerging demographics. Given the extent to which the political classes are trying to play ‘old’ against young, I fear that Western countries will soon be confronted with their own ‘aged and enraged population’. Add falling pensions, rising immigration, and political Islam to the mix, and the anger of the deprived aged in the West may well exceed Japan.