We have to stop thinking interms of "growth". Growth can't go on forever, either economically or demographically. Yet, all of our state and business models are BASED on growth or expected growth.
We have to start realizing this is it. We have to start figuring out how to produce an effective society with LESS people, not more.
1 answer is in medical costs. They are gouging...outrageously...the medical corporations, hospitals, doctors, & insurance companies are gouging the consumers and raking in billions of profit. This has to stop.