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'One-child' policy . . . thirty years later

It's fascinating that the economic forces that led to the one-child policy thirty years ago are now forcing the Chinese to consider eliminating it.

As the Associated Press reported back in April:

For years, China curbed its once-explosive population growth with a widely hated one-child limit that at its peak led to forced abortions, sterilizations and even infanticide. Now the long-sacrosanct policy may be on its way out, as some demographers warn that China is facing the opposite problem: not enough babies.