1. Quite simply the west is getting old. The post-World War II social welfare state that appeared all across Europe was created at a moment when the baby boom was still on and as life expectancy increased, fertility declined.

  2. Part 1 – It's all about Globalization, mate!

    Let me begin by quoting from a recent article in the International Herald Tribune on the greying population of Europe – “It’s the demography, stupid.”