The Pastrami Principle – Paul Krugman – The New York Times

Paul Krugman, Laureate of the Sveriges Riksban...

Paul Krugman, Laureate of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2008 at a press conference at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is an interesting read from Paul Krugman, in his NYT op-ed blog. Check it ou!

Beware politicians — Republican or Democratic — who sneer at voters.

Source: The Pastrami Principle – The New York Times

Whilst I respect Krugman on economic issues, politically he’s too liberal and biassed against conservative values for me.

Thoughts?

Abe convenes panel to tackle low birthrate, aging population | The Japan Times

English: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at...

English: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the G8 summit in Heiligendamm. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Japan Times reports that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has tasked the panel of intellectuals and Cabinet members with providing ideas to overcome the demographics conundrum.

Source: Abe convenes panel to tackle low birthrate, aging population | The Japan Times

Abe and his government are worried about the impact of Japan‘s low birthrate on Japan’s power in future. They will no doubt be debating the impact of China’s new two child policy.

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