Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Japan's Population Problems Are Serious...And Strange

How goes post-modernism in Japan?

Let's see...

The dreaded birth dearth.

Love hotels.

A dramatic stigma against working women and the most unhelpful of dads.

And the hikikomori (hundreds of thousands of young men who eschew human contact and spend their days playing video games and reading comics in their parents' homes).

Read about all this and more in "Everything you need to know about Japan's population crisis” from Sarah Eberspacher at The Week.