Getting old means never getting to retire
Demographic time-bombs and super ageing societies - what does it all mean for countries with falling birth rates?
China’s baby bust will change the world
By the turn of the century 100 working-age Chinese will have to support as many as 120 elderly Chinese.
Africa is the 21st century’s promise and peril
Will the blooming of an overwhelmingly youthful society produce a dynamic catalyst for national exuberance and productivity?
The Future, This Week 10 Aug 18: demographic time bombs, death, toddlers and aliens
This week: Populous time bombs, disrupting death, and toddlers and aliens.
Aim for cities of all sizes to give everyone a fair go
Having cities of all sizes will increase people's choices of where to live and work.