Low birth rate linked to fear about the future
The Guardian -

Chris Neill suspects that young people don’t feel the world is a safe enough place to bring a child intoPolly Toynbee’s challenge to the theory presented by the MP Miriam Cates at the National Conservatism conference, that a low UK birthrate is an outcome of “cultural Marxism”, is fair enough as far as it goes (The great British baby drought has a simple cause. And it’s not ‘cultural Marxism’, 18 May). Ms Toynbee is surely right to point to the withdrawal of practical state support and nurturing...

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