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Semi-News: Europe facing age 'time-bomb'
AZCONSERVATIVE ^ | 12 Oct 2005 | John Semmens

Posted on 10/15/2005 10:29:51 PM PDT by jsemmens

A low birthrate combined with increased longevity is placing severe stresses on the welfare state. The president of the European Central Bank, Henri Gaspaud, warned Eurozone governments that drastic measures may have to be taken.

Officials in Brussels reputedly are looking into an idea first broached in a movie called “Soylent Green.”

(Excerpt) Read more at azconservative.org ...


TOPICS: Humor; Politics
KEYWORDS: europe; population; soylentgreen; welfarestate
This is satire.
1 posted on 10/15/2005 10:29:56 PM PDT by jsemmens
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To: jsemmens

Well, maybe they need to start cloning themselves on industrial scale. They do not have too much time left to iron out the process, though.


2 posted on 10/15/2005 10:33:53 PM PDT by GSlob
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To: jsemmens

This maybe satire in this article, but is becoming the reality across france and germany.


3 posted on 10/15/2005 10:34:35 PM PDT by Americanwolf (I Served proudly.... how dare you tell me I have no convictions...)
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To: jsemmens

You are fast becoming one of my favorite satire writers.

Bump.


4 posted on 10/16/2005 1:56:47 AM PDT by JerseyHighlander
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