Children

America’s birthrate is declining rapidly. A distinguished social scientist joins us to discuss why that’s happening, whether it can be reversed, and, if it can’t, how America can cope with it.

Nov. 11 2021 12:06AM

There’s a sterilization sensation in America: young women are choosing to make having children biologically impossible. What’s going on, and why?

Nov. 4 2021 12:26AM

Polyamory, throuples, communes—and children as an afterthought.

Naomi Schaefer Riley
July 26 2021 12:01AM

Forgetting the future humans upon whom the entirety of civilization rests.

June 16 2021 12:01AM

Dov Ber Naiditch’s religious and artistic journey.

June 8 2021 12:01AM

A lesson from the new hostility toward fertility.

Nellie Bowles
May 25 2021 12:01AM

Why are so many people angry at a Catholic journalist for writing about having children?

Ross Douthat
May 20 2021 12:01AM

“Train a lad in the way he ought to go.”

May 13 2021 12:01AM

“Abolish foster care”?

Malka Groden, Kathryn Lopez and Naomi Schaefer Riley
Dec. 22 2020 12:01AM

While displaying ignorance of Judaism.

Melissa Langsam Braunstein
Nov. 10 2020 12:01AM

It’s an enigma that’s vexed demographers for 40 years. The answer turns out not to be natural disasters or pandemics, or even economics, but something deeper: a decline in religion.

July 28 2020 12:08AM

An enduring, and unequaled, good.

Scott Buchanan
June 11 2020 12:01AM

The history of Ḥad Gadya.

Amit Naor
April 14 2020 12:01AM