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A turning point in the 1980s is very well visible from this known graph:

It was easy for Wall Street to be fertile then. But all the ground and fertilizers are probably wasted by now.

by das monde on Thu Aug 20th, 2009 at 05:02:10 AM EST
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because of the hippies and increasing rates of divorce and abortion, which reduced the size of families - and liberal lifestyles which further encouraged  lack of commitment and smaller households...

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes
by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Thu Aug 20th, 2009 at 05:34:12 PM EST
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Loosers, those median families </snark>
by das monde on Thu Aug 20th, 2009 at 10:53:19 PM EST
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never did like median families myself.  It's the 2.2 children that really caused me a problem.

notes from no w here
by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Tue Sep 1st, 2009 at 07:47:32 AM EST
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