Quebec culture: Lots of demands for language rights but few heirs to speak it

From Giulio Meotti at Gatestone,

The birth rate has fallen from an average of four children per couple to just 1.6 — well below what demographers call the “replacement rate”. Quebec was unique compared to developed nations in the intensity and speed with which total fertility rates dropped.

Quebec’s death spiral is explicitly linked with the calls for increased immigration. Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who put an end to the military campaign against the Islamic State, just called on Muslim migrants to come to his country. More.

Reality check: Okay. Somebody will end up living in Quebec. But what are we to make of demands from people who are prepared to do anything for the cause except produce the children on whose behalf their demands would make sense? The incoming Middle Easterners who do have children have a more natural case.

One possibility: Progressive politics is essentially about power over others, forcing them to do and say the required things and (insofar as possible) be unable or afraid to think anything else.

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